Louisiana Committee Passes Bill to Encourage Use of Gold and Silver as Money

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 16, 2017) – Yesterday, a Louisiana House committee unanimously passed a bill that would exempt the sale and purchase of gold and silver from state sales and use taxes, encouraging their use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.

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Texas House Passes Legislation to Facilitate Use of Bullion Depository

AUSTIN, Texas (May 14, 2017) – On Wednesday, the Texas House unanimously passed a proposed state constitutional amendment that would authorize the legislature to exempt precious metals held in the Texas Bullion Depository from ad valorem taxation. Passage of the amendment would take another step toward the everyday use of gold and silver in financial transactions in the Lone Star State.

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