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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2012

Statement From Governor Pat Quinn on Senate Passage Of Hiring Veterans Tax Credit

SPRINGFIELD – March 28, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today released a statement regarding the Illinois Senate passing Senate Bill 3241, which would raise Illinois’ Hiring Veterans Tax Credit to $5,000, up from $1,200.

“I applaud the Senate for unanimously passing the Hiring Veterans Tax Credit to help our veterans find jobs. Encouraging employers to bring our heroes into the workplace will create jobs and grow our economy. I urge the House to act swiftly on this bill and welcome our Veterans home with the good jobs they deserve.”



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