City of Seattle Dubs Tax “Recovery Fee”

January 22, 2018

How ironic that the 1.75-cent per ounce tax imposed on beverages by the city of Seattle is dubbed a “recovery fee” by city officials. When the sticker…

Seattleite’s Shocked by New Beverage Tax

January 11, 2018

For people in Seattle, the new year brought in a new tax. In 2017, Seattle’s city council passed a 1.75 cent per ounce tax on beverages with sugar, including…

New Study Finds Philadelphia Beverage Tax Is Causing Economic Damage

January 9, 2018

A new study conducted by leading economic analysis firm Oxford Economics found that Philadelphia’s beverage tax has led to the loss of blue-collar jobs…

Best of 2017

December 19, 2017

This year has brought several notable victories to consumers and working families across the country from Cook County, Ill., to Santa Fe, N.M. As we count…

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On Dec. 1 the short-lived Cook County beverage tax faded into history after the Cook County Board of Commissioners repealed the tax just two months after…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