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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill that ended the 6% sales tax on menstrual products on Nov. 4, 2021.

End taxation on menstruation

Arianna Heyman, Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2022

On Nov. 4 2021, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed HB 5267 — a bill which ended the 6% sales tax on menstrual products in the state. It is estimated that removing the tax on essential menstrual...

Rapp poses with Governor Whitmer holding the bill to end the period tax.

Local advocate Ashley Rapp works to end period poverty

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor November 17, 2021

Epidemiologist, Miss Michigan 2021 candidate and menstruation enthusiast Ashley Rapp has been working toward ending period poverty — inadequate access to menstrual hygiene products — since she was...

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