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By Tom Hester | December 18th, 2012 - 12:42pm
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Coughlin, Lampitt, Tucker & Benson Bill to Provide Tax Credits to Employers Who Hire Students for Internships OK’d by Assembly

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Craig J. Coughlin, Pamela R. Lampitt, Cleopatra Tucker and Daniel R. Benson sponsored to help college students find jobs by providing tax credits to employers who hire them for internships was approved 47-28-2 Monday by the Assembly.

“This is an innovative and creative job creation bill geared toward young workers struggling in this economy,” said Coughlin (D-Middlesex). “This bill is designed to encourage businesses to hire post-secondary students to learn firsthand about their chosen field of study and help them get their foot in the door to eventually secure full-time employment..."

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