Lawmakers renew push to prevent military pension cuts
FoxNews ^ | Dec 21, 2013 | FoxNews
Posted on Saturday, December 21, 2013 7:30:36 AM by Innovative
A group of Republican lawmakers has renewed an effort to undo pension cuts to military retirees included in the recently passed budget agreement and offset the costs by reining in an IRS credit that illegal immigrants have claimed.
A new proposal by Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., would remove the adjustments to military retirement benefits and offset the costs by closing a tax loophole that has allowed illegal immigrants to claim fraudulent cash payments through the Refundable Child Tax Credit.
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