Taxing Benefits

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Some corporate executives have health insurance plans that cost upwards of $40,000 a year in premiums. Would taxing these policies help put a lid on costs— while helping to pay for the country’s health care overhaul? Some lawmakers say yes. On today’s show, a look at taxing “Cadillac” benefits. Also: Councilman Tony Avella on preserving Coney Island’s character--and why he voted against a plan that would redevelop it.

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