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Professor Muris' Ideas Highlighted in Article Concerning President Bush's Tax Advisory Commission

Professor Timothy Muris, a member of President Bush's tax advisory commission, backs a proposal to limit deductions for employer-provided health insurance.

Tax Panel Says Popular Breaks Should be Cut, The New York Times, October 12, 2005. By David E. Rosenbaum.

Excerpt:
"The main proponent of the health insurance proposal, Timothy J. Muris, a former chairman of the Federal Trade Commission and a law professor at George Mason University, said limitless tax-free health insurance premiums encouraged workers to demand and companies to offer overly generous insurance and resulted in increased health costs."