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Multiple states line up to cut grocery tax in 2023 — Will Alabama?

Multiple Governors and legislators in states throughout the country are aiming to reduce or eliminate their state’s sales tax on groceries, according to a recent article in Pew Charitable Trusts. 

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Freshman Legislator Focus: Ben Harrison – ‘My focus will be on initially the repeal of the food tax’

Eliminating Alabama’s state sales tax on groceries is a ”logical first step in our tax reduction efforts,” according to new State Rep. Ben Harrison (R-Cartwright).

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Wall Street Journal dings Alabama for tax climate

A study released by the Tax Foundation last month on states’ business tax climates shows “which states are serious about competing for labor and capital,” according to a recent editorial by the Wall Street Journal.

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Justin Bogie: Grocery and other permanent tax cuts 'on the table' in 2023, but lawmakers should think bolder

The talk of the legislature pursuing meaningful tax cuts during the 2023 regular session continues to pick up momentum.

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Joey Clark: End the predatory grocery tax already

Do Alabama’s legislators and lobbyists have it too good?

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City of Clay cuts local grocery tax in half; State lawmakers react

The city of Clay has decided to cut the local grocery tax in half, to help residents during a financially challenging time. Now, state lawmakers are applauding the city for their efforts, following failed attempts to kill the state grocery tax.

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Alabama Democrats chase tax cut mantle with calls to repeal state tax on groceries

In what is probably best described as a hopeless election cycle for Democrats in Alabama, some are trying their best to fill a void in this state that is a traditional Republican issue – tax relief.

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Bill Holtzclaw seeks a return to the Senate

Former State Sen. Bill Holtzclaw (R-Madison) is running to return to the Alabama Senate after not running for re-election in 2018.

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API endorses grocery tax repeal

The Alabama Policy Institute (API) announced it supports a bill repealing the tax on groceries. API added the bill to its annual legislative...

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Tim James starts gubernatorial campaign with fire against mandates, marijuana, etc.

On Wednesday, Greenville businessman Tim James formally launched his campaign for governor on the steps of the Capitol Building. James...

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House GOP Caucus unveils “Standing Tall for Alabama” Agenda

Members of the House Republican Caucus leadership and agenda committee held a news conference on Wednesday where they unveiled the...

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Some lawmakers want to ‘Axe the Food Tax’ in Alabama

By Brandon Moseley Food prices are climbing, directly impacting Alabama families – particularly the poor and those on fixed incomes....