Senator Casey Crafts Bill to Help Veterans
Helping veterans as Memorial Day approaches is the goal of a bill sponsored by Senator Bob Casey. Casey has crafted legislation that would make it easier for veterans to start a small business by way of a franchise.
“It would provide a tax credit for veterans who choose to purchase a franchise and open a business in their local community. The credit would a 25-percent credit, meaning up to 25-percent of the franchise fee up to a cap of
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than
200-thousand post 9-11 vets are currently unemployed.
Local Tea Party Member Wants Deeper IRS Investigation
Retired Navy nurse, Dot Michael, took part in a protest at a Horsham IRS building earlier this week. Michael is the coordinator of the Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots of Eastern Montgomery County. Michael says, the hearings in Washington are only one step in a process that she feels need to move to another level.
“A real in-depth investigation with a special prosecutor to find what happened and who was involved. I don’t think this was the idea of some low level IRS flunky. It’s clear to me that they are targeting conservative groups and it really destroys trust. If the President knew about or sanctioned the situation he should face impeachment proceedings.”
Michael and other local Tea Party members protested outside a IRS facility in Horsham earlier this week.