Stitt Renews Call to End Tax on Grocery Sales to Help Fight Inflation
News 9 - September 27, 2022 4:22 pm
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt
OKLAHOMA CITY –
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced a “call for action” to fight against inflation Tuesday morning.
The governor called for an end to the state grocery tax in a speech delivered on the front steps of the state Capitol.
The House and Senate have already passed legislation to end the grocery
“The state grocery tax is a regressive tax. In other words, it harms people on a lower income. People spend a higher percentage of their income on groceries than folks on the higher income,” Stitt said.
Stitt said eliminating the grocery tax could save families hundreds of dollars per year.