Local News 4-11-13

PHEAA Promotes Financial Literacy

PHEAA is using the month of April to help high school students, college students and recent graduates strengthen their financial awareness. The agency has deemed April Financial Literacy Month. PHEAA is encouraging students to make smart financial decisions to aid in long-term future success. More information is available at YouCanDealWithIt.com. 

Small Business Legislation Introduced

Legislation to create a manufacturing Innovation Account Program for small businesses to save tax-free for future investment is on the table in Harrisburg. Local representative Tommy Sankey introduced the bill yesterday. Sankey says the bill would allow thousands of small businesses with less than 50 employees to invest in increased capacity and help promote job and economic growth in the state.