Better Way Solutions  

June 16, 2017

New research shows providing individuals with more access to foods and beverages that support their goals for a balanced lifestyle is more effective…

Berkeley Tax “Not Delivering on Its Promise”

June 15, 2017

As we learn more about the impact of Berkeley beverage tax the results are grim.

The Philly Beverage Tax Facing Major Shortfall

June 13, 2017

Since the implementation of a 1.5 cents-per-ounce beverage tax in Philadelphia, the tax has brought job loss, harm to local businesses and unfulfilled…

False Promises

June 12, 2017

Beverage taxes are peddled by politicians promising everything from improved public health to revenue to fund programs. But the one thing they have in…

Seattle Small Business Owner: 'It Would Be Better If We Were In Canada Right Now'

June 7, 2017

It’s no secret that beverage taxes hurt small businesses and low-income families – take Philadelphia as an example. After a similar tax was recently-passed…

Seattle’s Soda Tax Will Worsen Income Inequality

June 6, 2017

Yesterday, Seattle lawmakers pushed through a costly 1.75 cents per ounce tax on beverages that will make it even harder for residents living paycheck to paycheck to afford to live in the city.

Real and Lasting Change

May 31, 2017

Susan Neely, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association, recently spoke with a reporter from Jacksonville, Fla., television station WJXT about…

Seattle-Area Editor: “Soda tax punishes both business owners and poor families”

May 30, 2017

People from the Seattle community continue to speak out against the mayor’s proposed beverage tax. In a recent editorial in the Puget Sound Business Journal…

Seattle’s Shakedown

May 24, 2017

Once again politicians are hoping to shakedown consumers for more tax dollars with beverage taxes, this time in Seattle. As the editor of Seattle Magazine…

Professor of Economics Warns Seattle Of Beverage Tax Consequences

May 22, 2017

Politicians often use taxation as a playground to tell people how they should live. In a most recent case, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has proposed a beverage…