Medical device tax repeal could have a shot with lame-duck Senate, but not enough juice to override veto

October 16, 2012 by Brad Perriello

A MassDevice.com analysis shows that the bid to repeal the 2.3% medical device tax could garner enough Democratic support to clear the Senate after the election, but is unlikely to muster the votes to override a presidential veto.

MassDevice.com coverage of the medical device tax

Medical device industry insiders are hopeful that a lame-duck Senate will pass a bill repealing the medical device tax, but a MassDevice.com analysis shows it's unlikely that repeal backers can win over enough votes to override an almost-certain veto by President Barack Obama.

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