Grocery tax a blow to poor

A lot of blood, sweat and years went into the fight to remove state sales taxes from groceries in Wyoming. It finally happened in 2006.

Former State Rep. Ann Robinson (D-Casper) spent eight years bringing bill after bill to the Wyoming House before finally seeing the food tax exemption pass as a state budget amendment. This session, though, the exemption faces its first serious threat in 13 years, and she’s not happy about it.

“It’s a bad idea,” she said, correctly in my view. “It doesn’t speak well of the Legislature that they would even consider putting the sales tax back on g...


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