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  • aquino 041218SPRINGFIELD – To make vital personal care products more affordable, state Sen. Omar Aquino (D-Chicago) has introduced legislation lowering the state sales tax on male and female condoms, incontinence products, diapers and baby wipes. 

    “Items such as condoms, baby wipes, diapers and incontinence products are classified as luxuries under current tax laws. I don’t think any parent, or any couple planning their future family, would consider those products to be luxurious,” Aquino said. “By reducing the sales tax on these important products, the legislation will improve personal and public health outcomes, especially for people living on a limited budget.”