Soda Taxes Fail Communities

December 14, 2017

This week, an op-ed ran in The Arizona Republic reminding Arizonans that taxes on beverages are no sweet treat. One only needs to look at the recent repeal…

Stress-Free Holidays

December 11, 2017

With the holiday season upon us, this time is sure to be filled with festivities. Below are some of the ways America's leading beverage companies are supporting…

'An Unmistakable Message'

December 5, 2017

On Dec. 1 the short-lived Cook County beverage tax faded into history after the Cook County Board of Commissioners repealed the tax just two months after…

A Victory for Cook County Taxpayers

November 30, 2017

Tomorrow, Cook County, Ill., residents will be waking up to an early holiday treat, when the widely unpopular beverage tax goes dark.

UK Slashes Revenue Projections for Beverage Tax Again

November 27, 2017

Beverage taxes have real consequences. They are deeply unpopular with the public, result in higher prices for families, put the jobs of hardworking people…

Listening to the Voters

November 21, 2017

Beverage taxes are deeply unpopular with the public because they result in higher prices for families, drastically decrease sales for small businesses…

Working Class Neighborhoods Are Paying the Price in Philadelphia

November 3, 2017

In Philadelphia, small business owners are urging lawmakers to take a page out of Cook County’s book.

Beverage Taxes Hurt Main Street Most

October 30, 2017

It is well established that taxes on every day beverages hurt local, small businesses the most – neighborhood mainstays like corner stores, groceries,…

Neely: Charting A Better Way Forward

October 24, 2017

Since Cook County’s Board of Commissioners voted earlier this month to repeal an unpopular beverage tax, there has been a lot of talk in the press about…

New: Soda Taxes Continue to Fall Flat

October 23, 2017

The Heartland Institute, based in Cook County, Ill., just released a new Research & Commentary on the recently repealed Cook County beverage tax.