A bill to remove the state grocery tax

Tough times have made it harder for many Alabama families to make ends meet. As the nation recovers from an economic recession that has driven the state's unemployment rate into the double digits, Alabama remains one of only two states -- the other is Mississippi -- that continue to offer no tax break on groceries.

HB 1, sponsored by Rep. John Knight, would amend the Alabama Constitution to remove the state portion of the sales tax on groceries and cap the state deduction for federal income taxes.

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