SNACK TAX REPEAL CHEERED BY GMA

WASHINGTON -- Grocer Manufacturers of America here said Maine's decision to repeal its selective tax on snack foods represents a "hard fought victory for consumers" and continues a trend among governments to turn aside "unfair, regressive, and discriminatory" tax plans.titions to place the measure on the ballot if the proposal was not enacted by the legislature, the association said.Over the last

WASHINGTON -- Grocer Manufacturers of America here said Maine's decision to repeal its selective tax on snack foods represents a "hard fought victory for consumers" and continues a trend among governments to turn aside "unfair, regressive, and discriminatory" tax plans.

titions to place the measure on the ballot if the proposal was not enacted by the legislature, the association said.

Over the last several years, GMA said it worked with in-state allies to garner support for th

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