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Immigrant bill gets second chance

Sens. John Kerry (D., Mass.) and Richard Lugar (R., Ind.) have reintroduced the StartUp Visa Act, designed to create jobs by keeping immigrant entrepreneurs in the United States, The Wall Street Journal reported. The revised act stipulates that immigrant entrepreneurs could receive a visa if they raised $100,000 in private U.S. investment initially and during […]

BEER Act could bring tax relief to brewers

New legislation introduced last week in Congress would cut excise taxes for small craft brewers to $3.50 on their initial 60,000 barrels, half the current rate, while also lowering the excise fee to $16 on production below 2 million barrels from $18 currently, The Wall Street Journal reported. The bill, which is being called the […]

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