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Senate, House Members Unveil Elections Reform Proposals

Senate, House Members Unveil Elections Reform Proposals

Harrisburg PA – June 4, 2019 – State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Rep. Sara Innamorato (D-Pittsburgh) led House and Senate Democrats in announcing several voting reform proposals Tuesday in the Main Capitol Rotunda.  The legislators were...

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Legislation Would Provide Financial Incentives to Small Businesses

Legislation Would Provide Financial Incentives to Small Businesses

Harrisburg – May 6, 2019 – With National Small Business Week (May 5- 11) now underway, state Sens. John Blake and Vincent J. Hughes today unveiled legislation that would create financial incentives to help small businesses succeed.One bill in the package would create tax-deferred savings accounts for small businesses to shift their tax burden.  The measure would allow profits to be deposited into tax deferred accounts.  If the money deposited in the account is subsequently used for job creation, then the dollars could be used tax free.

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