Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, explains why California should raise the tax on liquor to pay for tax-free diapers and tampons. Alexei Koseff akoseff@sacbee.com
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, explains why California should raise the tax on liquor to pay for tax-free diapers and tampons. Alexei Koseff akoseff@sacbee.com
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters

May 09, 2017 3:38 PM

Exempt diapers and tampons from taxes? Nice idea but poor policy

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee

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