The Hill reports House Democrats, led by Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter, are considering a 0.25 percent tax on all stock transactions as a way to pay for the jobs bill Congressional leaders want passed before the end of session.
The AFL-CIO is backing the plan — which the union first proposed in August — saying it could generate $50 billion to $100 billion annually. Predictably, top financial lobbyists are calling the tax a "permanant handcuff" on the economy.
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