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Heller amendment to repeal ‘Cadillac’ tax passes

Nevada Appeal staff report
Dean Heller is on the hot spot when it comes to health care.
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Nevada Senator Dean Heller’s amendment to repeal the “Cadillac tax” on high-end healthcare plans in an attempt to keep healthcare spending lower has just passed the senate by a 52-48 vote.

The Republican senator’s amendment gives the senate its first successful vote since the senate started its 20 hours of debate on Tuesday.