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A final slash to tax on groceries central to Beebe’s budget

Step would hinge on other obligations

Posted: November 16, 2012 at 12:47 a.m.

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration director Richard Weiss testified before the Joint Budget Committee at the state Capitol in Little Rock on Thursday.

Gov. Mike Beebe on Thursday proposed a reduction in the state’s tax on groceries that, if approved, wouldn’t go into effect until some outstanding debts or obligations are satisfied.

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