Today, Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) co-sponsored Senator Gary Peters’ (D-MI) bipartisan Military Reserve Small Business Jobs Act of 2015, to extend a tax credit for small businesses that provide differential pay to military reservists and National Guard members called to serve on active duty. Senator Ernst, the lead co-sponsor, released the following statement on the legislation:

“Our military reservists and National Guard members in Iowa and throughout our nation stand ready to serve and deserve the peace of mind and financial security to provide for their families once they have activated.

“This important bipartisan legislation provides a tax credit for small businesses to provide differential pay for our military reservists and National Guard members on active duty. We must support these brave men and women in uniform - and their families - who sacrifice for our nation.”

Read the full release here.  

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