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Byline: Jamie Kizzire
Dec. 21--A progressive think tank has recognized Alabama for giving tax breaks to families this year by raising the income tax filing threshold, which had been the lowest in the nation.
The Drum Major Institute for Public Policy listed Alabama as part of its "DMI Year in Review" that highlights the best and worst in public policy. It was among six states recognized for good public policy.
"Because it concentrated tax relief at the bottom, Alabama's tax changes, however modest, delivered more help to working families in that state than the rubber stamp tax cuts, skewed to favor wealthy taxpayers, that are too often seen on the …