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Vice President Pence visits York County, talks taxes

Written by Staff Report/The York Daily Record | Nov 6, 2017 4:53 AM
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence takes a tour Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Military & Commercial Fasteners Corp. in Manchester Township, York County, Pennsylvania. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the plant with U.S. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta and U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, to promote President Donald Trump's tax reform plan. (Photo: Chris Dunn, York Daily Record)

(Undated) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta visited Military & Commercial Fasteners Corp. in Manchester Township on Saturday, Nov. 4. 

At the invitation-only event, Pence held a round table discussion about tax reform with local business leaders and families. He also toured the manufacturing company, and delivered remarks about the administration's tax plan. 

Vice President Mike Pence delivered remarks on tax reform during a Nov. 4 visit to Military & Commercial Fasteners Corp. in Manchester Township. Chris Dunn

 

Pence's visit comes less than a month after President Trump visited the Air Force National Guard base in Harrisburg to also discuss the tax reform plan.  

According to the company's website, Military & Commercial Fasteners Corp. makes and supplies fasteners and components for the commercial, defense and aerospace markets. 

In addition to the company's president, Craig Siewert, these local business owners were present for the round table discussion: 

  • Jim and Jean Ream from Ream Printing, York
  • Tom Baughman from New Concept Technology, Inc, York 
  • Tighe King Jr. from Perform Group LLC, York 
  • Charlie Burnside from Maple Donuts, York
  • Pete and Carol Sides from Robert M. Sides Family Music Center, Wilkes-Barre
  • Mike Harbaugh from Yogey's Mini Golf, Lebanon
  • Jim and Jean Ream from Ream Printing, York
  • Tammy Shearer from The Camera Box, Camp Hill

 

This story comes to us through a partnership between WITF and The York Daily Record.

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