Tax-free tampons? Colorado Democrat eyes exemption

Author: Joey Bunch - December 26, 2016 - Updated: December 26, 2016

Republicans love axing taxes, so a Denver Democrat is hopeful those in the legislature will eliminate Colorado’s tampon tax and give women a break. State Rep. Susan Lontine of Denver said the sales tax charged on tampons, sanitary pads and other such products singles out women and implies a period is a luxury. “Women make less […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.