Michigan Lawmakers End the Tampon Tax: The Case for Bipartisan Period Legislation

Michigan has officially made menstrual products exempt from tax, joining several other states who have voided the tampon tax that disproportionately affects menstruators in many ways. What is unique to Michigan’s recent legislation is the bipartisan efforts made to have successful period legislation.

Michigan’s case is important and the bipartisan work can be seen as guidance for the future of the menstrual movement as challenges lay ahead.