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Alle-Kiski Laurel: To tax credits for first responders

| Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, 8:55 p.m.

State Act 172 enables municipalities to offer tax credits to attract and retain resident, active volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel. An Allegheny Township ordinance in the works would offer a $300 earned income tax credit. “I think our firefighters are worth it,” says Greg Primm, township manager — something that all should be able to agree on.

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