by GEMA VIANA
Targeted News Service
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 -- Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., has introduced legislation (S. 2680) to "direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a voluntary program under which manufacturers may have products certified as meeting the standards of labels that indicate to consumers the extent to which the products are manufactured in the United States, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for equity investments in small business concerns, to establish small business savings accounts."
The bill was introduced on July 29 and was co-sponsored by Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont.
The legislation was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.
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