Mon, May 16, 2011 -- 6:04 AM
Jobs Bill ... Farmers' Market
Assembly Bill Would End Some Tax Credits For Companies Moving Jobs Within State
Peninsula Assemblyman Jerry Hill has introduced legislation to end state tax credits for companies that fire their employees and hire new ones elsewhere in California. Under current law a company can move its operation to a depressed area designated as an enterprise zone and get a $37,000 tax credit for every new employee it hires.
Santa Rosa Farmers' Market Encouraging Food Stamp Use
A program of the Santa Rosa Farmers' Market is offering shoppers on food stamps an incentive to buy local produce. For every two dollars shoppers spend using their food stamp card, the market gives out three dollars of tokens, usable at any of the vendors.