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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth: Alabama's historic grocery tax cut goes into effect, but more work remains to finish the job

Alabamians are feeling a bit of relief at the grocery store checkout lines as a result of the tax cut on food that a coalition of conservative lawmakers and I pushed through the legislature during the 2023 regular session. 

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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth: Alabama congressional delegation fights Biden’s efforts to corrupt Space Command HQ selection

With the 2024 presidential election fast approaching, the stench of politics surrounding Space Command becomes exponentially stronger with each passing day.    

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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth: Alabama’s historic grocery tax cut shows we must always attempt to accomplish what others say can’t be done

Our success in cutting the grocery tax demonstrates what can be accomplished if we stay true to our conservative beliefs, build consensus among lawmakers, and have the courage to attempt to accomplish what many say can’t be done.  

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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth: As companies flee blue states, Alabama needs to make the case that they should relocate here

There are thousands of jobs on the line, and we need to make sure that companies looking to establish manufacturing bases choose Alabama to set up shop. 

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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth: It's time to teach our students that the difference between happiness and regret is the ability to manage money

Despite rising salaries, a robust economy, and a highly competitive job market that is forcing some employers to entice new workers with signing bonuses, many Alabamians struggle financially and find themselves living paycheck to paycheck.

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Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth: We must act on this perfect opportunity to repeal the grocery tax

The best news is that we can end the sales tax on groceries without having to shift the burden or raise taxes elsewhere. Anyone who claims otherwise is simply not shooting straight with you.