Jobs tax credit moving toward final House vote
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to reward companies for hiring workers off unemployment rolls emerged unscathed after attempts to alter the bill on the House floor Wednesday.
Republicans tried to resurrect changes that were rejected when the bill was in the House Ways and Means Committee. One would have required employers to use the federal E-Verify program to ensure that new hires are lawfully present, and another would have heavily altered the bill to work as a cut in the corporate income tax rate.Read More