Answer these five questions next time you buy a sugary drink.
The bill, from a suburban Philly Republican and a Berks County Democrat, is modeled on Texas law.
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Bottled water outsells soda at Jim’s Steaks four to one, so…
It’s not just sticker shock, the grocery chain’s corporate leadership told Billy Penn.
The levy will still bring in $49 million earmarked for city schools.
Take our quiz to see if you know what is and isn’t taxed under the sugary-sweetened beverage tax.
Why do sin taxes typically impact the poor to a greater a degree?
We have a state budget. We also have a ton of new taxes.
In the last fiscal year, the $2-per-pack tax made $58.8 million for the School District of Philadelphia.
The California councilman who led the movement says Philadelphia’s mayor should compromise to make the tax happen — but not too much.
“The point,” said one tax expert, “is that Rep. Marino is mixing oranges with horse apples.”
He said in an 2007 CNBC interview that he’s in favor of the measure — but he’d push for a reduction first.