“They shouldn’t feel like they’re being punished for being a girl.”
A pair of bills would end the tax on menstrual products and make them free at schools and shelters.
People should have the right to the products they need to deal with this bodily function without being financially penalized.
Both bills had broad support in the state legislature.
The state will no longer tax feminine hygiene products like luxuries.
This week, the Legislature returns from its summer recess and begins the sprint to adjournment at the end of the month. For the bills that have survived multiple committee hearings, floor votes and amendments, this is the end of the line.