Senate Healthcare Bill Uses the Term "Tax" 183 Times

Posted by John Kartch on Wednesday, November 18th, 2009, 9:17 PM PERMALINK

A word search of Sen. Harry Reid’s 2,074-page Senate healthcare bill (H.R. 3590) reveals that the term “tax” is used 183 times, “taxable” is used 164 times, and “excise tax” is used 8 times.

Other terms of interest are as follows:
Senate Healthcare Bill (H.R. 3590)
Number of uses
183 times
164 times
“Excise tax”
8 times
17 times
152 times
115 times
166 times
45 times
3,607 times

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