Gov. Says No More Tax on Diapers and Tampons, Period | Black Voice News
First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom stands with California Legislative Woman Caucus member's and Gov. Gavin Newsom for May Revise budget agreement on family first policies. Photo by CBM Staff CBM Staff | Contributor Could it get anymore California? Probably not. At the governor's unveiling Thursday of his sweeping $213 billion revised budget for the 2019 – 2020 fiscal year - and at an event Tuesday leading up to it – a few things we know about the Golden State's reputation came to life – the social progressivism, optimism about the future, and even Tinseltown's cinematic flair. Yes, it got a little Hollywood upstate in Sacramento Tuesday. A stage decorated with props – jumbo boxes of pampers and tampons - helped Gov. Gavin Newsom tell the story of his plan to eliminate sales taxes on diapers and other menstrual products over the next two years; the policy would be subject to renewal by the legislature after that. Estimated at a $35-million-a-year loss in revenue for the