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Will Colorado remove sales tax on diapers and menstrual products?

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A bill to remove Colorado’s sales tax on menstrual products, diapers and adult incontinence products overwhelmingly passed the state House Thursday and will advance to the Senate. 

Backers of the bill argue paying taxes on these products particularly burdens low-income women and families, as well as seniors on fixed incomes.

“At the core, this bill is about dignity. The cost of essential products has real impacts on people, financial impacts of course, but also on their core dignity,” said Democratic Rep. Leslie Herod.

Read the full story at CPR here.

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