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A grocery shopper holds a peach in a produce stand.

Grocery sales tax reduction bills filed in Alabama Legislature

BY: - April 6, 2023

The chair of the House’s education budget committee Wednesday filed legislation to reduce the state grocery tax – but on certain items, and only under certain conditions. HB250, sponsored by Rep. Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, could phase out the 4% state sales tax on food covered by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and […]

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey stands in front of microphone to present economic development agenda

Alabama leaders propose four bills to boost state’s economic competitiveness

BY: - April 3, 2023

Gov. Kay Ivey and the legislative leadership Monday called for passage of four bills aimed at making Alabama more economically competitive with neighboring states. These bills build on and strengthen the Alabama Jobs Act and the Growing Alabama program to keep Alabama competitive for new investments and jobs, said Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield. “The […]