Heitkamp “supports higher taxes on North Dakota small businesses.” (ND US Senate)

Claim:  Heidi Heitkamp “supports higher taxes on North Dakota small businesses.”

Ad(s):  “Pay Raise” (also known as “Hiding 3”)

Sponsor(s):  Crossroads GPS

Air Dates: Aug. 15 – present

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim:  $5,570

Markets: Fargo

Stations: KVLY, KVRR, KXJB

FactCheck.org’s Summary:  “The ad also claims that Heitkamp “supports higher taxes on North Dakota small businesses.” That’s a reference to the federal health care law, also known as the Affordable Care Act. Heitkamp does support the law, but has said that she doesn’t think that it is perfect. In a statement to theFargo Forum  in March, Heitkamp said that there are “some good things in the health care law that make sense” and that there are some problems with it “like the federal mandate requiring you to buy health insurance and way too much red tape for small businesses.”

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