AUSTIN, TX — Today, Senate Finance Chairwoman Joan Huffman and Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced a plan to exempt feminine hygiene products from state and local sales tax. This will require the legislature to pass a bill next session making this change.
Senate Finance Vice-chair Hinojosa issued the following statement in support:
“I will be proud to join the efforts of Chair Huffman and Comptroller Hegar to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax next session. Exempting these essential products is long overdue and it is time we join the many other states that have already made this move. I look forward to working with my colleagues on passing this legislation.”
Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa proudly represents the counties of Nueces, Jim Wells, Brooks, and Hidalgo (part). Senator Hinojosa currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, Senate Committee on Jurisprudence, and the Senate Committee on Redistricting, and serves on the Senate Committees on Border Security; Criminal Justice; Natural Resources & Economic Development; Transportation, and Special Committee to Protect All Texans.