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TN Democrats push petition to lower state's food tax

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - It's something that affects anyone who buys groceries. Tennessee House Democrats are trying to lower the sales tax on food, and they are now asking supporters to sign a new online petition.

Tennessee has one of the highest food tax rates in the country at 5 1/2 percent.

Now, some state lawmakers say because we have seen a surplus in revenue for the past several months that a portion of that money should be used to lower the food tax.

Read more from WSMV in Nashville, by clicking here.  

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