Sen. Gillibrand to Visit Nyack Business Thursday

Senator will speak about small business tax breaks at Maria Luisa's Boutique

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is slated to visit Nyack this Thursday and sound off on proposed legislation aimed at extending tax breaks for small businesses.

Gillibrand, , is set to speak outside on South Broadway.

Titled “The SUCCESS Act,” the legislation would entice investors to put their money in small business stock, continue tax benefits and double deductions for start-up costs.

Whittingham said her shop was selected from a list of candidates, and was recommended by the Rockland Business Association and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern).

"We're very excited," Whittingham said. 

As for Gillibrand's efforts, Whittingham is equally eager.

"This is big for small businesses," she said. "The ceiling seems so close to our heads sometimes. It's good to know someone higher up is making changes."

Whittingham said tax relief would allow her to expand her web presence.

Gillibrand's will present her legislation close to two Nyack businesses that recently shut their doors: and .


The details

When: Thursday, Aug. 30 at 12:15 p.m.

Where: Maria Luisa’s Boutique, 77 South Broadway, Nyack

John Gromada August 30, 2012 at 01:31 AM
boy- all those zeros- so scary!
Jeremy August 30, 2012 at 01:39 AM
Joe, you rule.
Jeremy August 30, 2012 at 01:45 AM
Joe Coe -- the King of Coes -- please give Senator Gillenbrand my kindest regards. Tell her I love the job she's doing to keep big government out of women's bodies.
Tony T August 30, 2012 at 12:54 PM
Mike I hope the "Success Act" is nothing like the "Dream Act" she voted for....it will only cost the US taxpayer moe money.............will these liberals never stop putting their hands in my pocket??
Mike August 30, 2012 at 02:40 PM
@Tony T- I want her to explain how the government "entices" citizens to invest. Further, I would like her to explain that even if the government convinces citziens to invest, how many small businesses in Nyack are publically traded and have stock to issue? These are simple and basic questions.


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