Confusion in Boulder Builds Over Beverage Tax

May 18, 2017

A beverage tax is set to take effect in Boulder, Colo., in July, but some City Council members are already second guessing why the city passed the tax in the first place.

“DO GOOD AND FEED EVERYONE”

May 17, 2017

United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before the House Committee on Agriculture today and shared his general philosophy…

Taxes Are Not Incentives

May 15, 2017

Beverage taxes have been falsely sold as the silver-bullet solution to public health, but a weight loss expert with 25 years of experience is warning people…

Store Owners In Philadelphia Losing Significant Revenue

May 10, 2017

Philadelphia business owners continue to lose business and sales because of a significant beverage tax imposed by the City Council and Mayor Kenney. They…

Philadelphia Businesses Aim to “Ax the Tax”

May 9, 2017

The beverage tax imposed on Philadelphians has been in effect only a few months and the negative outcomes of it continue to hurt small businesses and residents…

Santa Fe Rejects Beverage Tax

May 5, 2017

Taxes on common grocery items such as beverages are widely disliked. This has been shown in places such as Philadelphia, where people opposed a tax voted…

A Better Way For Santa Fe

May 3, 2017

New Mexico’s beautiful capital city, Santa Fe, is home to a diverse culture of people from many backgrounds, drawing tourists, artists, retirees and others…

Real Solutions Driving Real Change

May 1, 2017

Taxes on common grocery items like beverages have never been shown to reduce obesity or improve public health.

The Truth About the Berkeley Beverage Tax

April 20, 2017

Berkeley, Calif.’s beverages tax has been in effect for two years now. And despite claims made in a recent study that suggest the tax has been effective…

Simply Put, Taxes are Harmful and Regressive

April 12, 2017

In Connecticut, state lawmakers are considering a one cent per ounce tax on beverages with sugar like juice drinks, soda, sports drinks and teas to help…