San Francisco Surcharge Covers Health Care

San Francisco Surcharge Covers Health Care

There’s a new line item on many restaurant bills in San Francisco: the “surcharge,” ranging from a flat per-person fee to a percentage of the bill. Why? To cover the cost of universal health care for employees. Stacey Delo reports.

John R. Graham appeared in this video on the Wall Street Journal Digital Network.

“In San Francisco, like in Massachusetts, we cannot tax ourselves into good health.”

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