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S.F. supes shoot down fix in health care loophole
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to shelve a controversial measure to close a business-friendly loophole in the city’s universal health care ordinance.

A recent city report found that 80 percent of the $50 million San Francisco businesses paid last year into city-required health care reimbursement accounts for their uninsured workers was never used and instead went back to employers.