Michigan lawmakers once again are trying to do away with a sales tax on feminine hygiene products.

A bill introduced last week in the state House would do away with a sales tax on tampons, sanitary napkins and incontinence products. Similar measures introduced last year did not advance.

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Supporters say it is unfair to tax products needed by women, or people with incontinence.

Eight other states already prohibit sales taxes on feminine hygiene products.

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Rhonda Ross is a producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.