MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Members of the House Republican Caucus unveiled a bill Wednesday by GOP Rep. DuWayne Bridges of Valley that would provide a grocery tax credit to families living below the federal poverty level.
The refundable income tax rebate would be $75 per person or $300
for a family of four in households with adjusted gross incomes of
less than $15,000 a year. The rebate would be $65 per person or
$260 for a family of four with incomes between $15,000 and $22,000.
House Minority Leader Mike Hubbard of Auburn said Republicans
expect to file the bill Thursday.
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