Activists hunger for repeal of grocery tax

(Jasper) Daily Mountain Eagle article

Justin Thompson shops on Saturday at Son's grocery story in Jasper. Alabama, unlike most states, applies sales tax to groceries. Some believe this should be changed. With Alabama ranking No. 1 in the nation for hunger in a recent government study, many people are calling for the repeal of the state's 4 percent sales tax on groceries. However, the political climate appears to be unsupportive of the change, according to local lawmakers.

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