Tuesday, November 20, 2012

"Costco CEO tells Obama, no more middle-class tax hikes"

Melissa Allison (Seattle Times):
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...

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