WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation here yesterday sent a letter to President-elect Obama asking for a two-pronged economic stimulus program to encourage consumer spending. The association’s short-term proposal calls for three, 10-day “national sales tax holidays” — one each in March, July and October — that would cover a broad range of goods. The NRF suggested that the federal government reimburse states for lost tax revenues during those periods. The NRF’s also suggested a ...
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