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Statehouse Beat: Cuts Leave Huge Holes in State Tax Collection

July 7, 2013

Charleston Gazette – Only in West Virginia could politicians argue over a penny, as we saw as Republicans and Democrats wrangle over who should get credit for repeal of the final 1 percent of consumer sales tax on groceries. Read

The whole issue of the food tax being particularly onerous on the state’s poor has always been a red herring, and particularly so for the state GOP.