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By Tom Hester | February 4th, 2013 - 3:12pm
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Coughlin, Lampitt, Tucker & Benson Bill to Provide Tax Credits to Employers Who Hire Students for Internships Advanced by Senate Committee

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Craig J. Coughlin, Pamela R. Lampitt, Cleopatra Tucker and Daniel R. Benson sponsored to help college students find jobs by offering tax credits to employers who hire them for internships was released Monday by a Senate panel.

The bill is part of continuing Assembly Democratic job creation efforts. It was approved by the Assembly in December and released Monday by the Senate budget committee.

“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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