President Obama spoke this past weekend with several prominent CEOs, including Costco Wholesale’s Craig Jelinek, who told him to avoid middle-class tax increases.--Costco Wholesale CEO Craig Jelinek told President Obama over the weekend that he supports efforts to compromise with Congress before the end of the year in a way that avoids tax increases on the middle class. With more than 115,000 U.S. workers and small-business customers employing thousands of workers who have “borne the brunt of the recession,” Jelinek said in a rare Costco news release that he told the president it would be “a particular burden on those working families to face higher income taxes.” MORE...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
"Costco CEO tells Obama, no more middle-class tax hikes"
Melissa Allison (Seattle Times):