Choosing Better Way Solutions

October 17, 2017

With all of the recent news about taxes, it’s important to remember that despite what advocates say, taxes won’t make anyone healthier. In a recent CNN…

Cook County Tax Repealed

October 11, 2017

Today in Cook County, Ill., with a 15-2 vote, the Board of Commissioners voted to repeal the beverage tax that has been hurting working families and small…

Reducing Sugar Through Innovation

October 10, 2017

America’s beverage companies have a long history of supporting our consumers and with our Balance Calories Initiative, we are committed to working to reduce sugar and calories consumed from beverages.

St. Helens, Oregon City Council Says No to Beverage Tax

October 5, 2017

Last evening the St. Helens, Ore., city council unanimously rejected a beverage tax that would have harmed working families and small businesses. The 5-0…

Cook County Commissioners Face Backlash Over Beverage Tax

September 29, 2017

Some Cook County politicians have tried to curb the backlash against the tax they imposed on beverages by claiming it is intended to improve health, but their hollow words aren’t fooling outraged Cook County residents who know the tax is really about filling a budget gap.

Cook County Bev Tax Continues to Hurt Families and Local Businesses

September 28, 2017

The hard-working families and local businesses in Cook County continue to feel the negative aftermath of the penny-an-ounce beverage tax.

Beverage Taxes Are Crippling

September 27, 2017

A proposed beverage tax in St. Helens, Ore.,  has business owners and families worried. In places like Cook County and Philadelphia, these discriminatory…

After 63 Years, Cook County Restaurant Closes Its Doors

September 19, 2017

An institution in its neck of the woods, the Beverly Woods Restaurant shuttered its doors on Sunday after 63 years. Bill McGann, the owner of the family-owned…

Chicago Tribune on the Beverage Tax in Cook County: "A Jobs Killer"

September 18, 2017

Residents in Cook County have been speaking out against the beverage tax since it was passe by the county commission last November. Now a second generation…

New Poll Shows Cook County Residents Wants to Repeal Cook County’s Beverage Tax

September 12, 2017

Cook County residents are fed up with the beverage tax that has taken a toll on local businesses and hardworking families.