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Utah lawmakers on Wednesday killed a proposed sales-tax break on feminine hygiene products, diapers, and underwear and liners for incontinence. The House Revenue and Taxation Committee defeated HB202 by an 8-3 margin. “This is not considered a tampon tax,” said …

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