Oil-spill compensation tax-free if bill is enacted

Posted: July 20, 2013 at 2:56 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin has introduced a bill that would make tax-exempt any compensation provided to Mayflower residents as a result of an oil spill in the Faulkner County town on March 29.

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