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Tax credit for hiring veterans, even if not unemployed

HB83: Under existing law, certain small businesses may qualify for an income tax or financial institution excise tax credit for hiring recently deployed unemployed veterans who have been discharged within two years. This bill would rename the Heroes for Hire Tax Credit Act of 2012 as the Veterans Employment Act and would allow certain small businesses to qualify for a tax credit for hiring an unemployed veteran regardless of when the veteran was discharged from active service.

Analysis by Alabama Today: Incentive to Hire Veterans Bill: raises the tax credit for businesses that hire unemployed veterans from $1000 to $2000 as well as extends the credit to businesses that hire combat veterans, even if they are not unemployed at the time of hiring.

Legislative Outcome: Passed House 95-0-7, Roll #576 on Mar/1/2018; Passed Senate 27-0-7, Roll #595 on Mar/6/2018; Signed by Gov. Kay Ivey on Mar/26/2018.

Source: Alabama Today on Alabama legislative voting record HB83 , Mar 26, 2018

Ensure the stability of Alabama's military resources

Alabama is proud to be home to several of the nation's most critical military assets. The state is host to four major military installations--Redstone Arsenal, Maxwell Air Force Base, Fort Rucker, and Anniston Army Depot. These bases, along with the state's own National Guard and a significant defense contractor presence, generate an estimated $17 billion annual economic impact and jobs for more than 177,000 Alabamians. The military is one of the state's top industry clusters.

Lt. Governor Ivey serves as chair of the Alabama Job Creation and Military Stability Commission, created by the Legislature in 2011 to proactively insure the stability of Alabama's military resources. The Commission works to make Alabama a place where industry and the US Department of Defense seek to locate by promoting a favorable environment for military mission growth. The Commission is composed of state officials, retired military commanders, and local community leaders.

Source: Alabama Lt. Gov. official website, "Initiatives" , Apr 7, 2017

1,000-foot perimeter at military funerals to enforce respect

Lt. Governor Ivey, early in her term as Lt. Governor, recognized the need for a comprehensive, coordinated plan to protect and expand Alabama's military missions. Honoring our veterans Armed with a new law restricting the protests of funerals of fallen soldiers and other victims, we have sent a strong message to any hate groups that would show such disrespect: stay out of Alabama. which sets a perimeter of 1000 feet, or two blocks, for any disruption of a funeral in Alabama.
Source: 2014 Alabama Lt. Governor campaign website KayIvey.org , Oct 30, 2014

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