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.

Talking Balance in Kentucky

September 8, 2017

While in Kentucky to celebrate the Kentucky Beverage Association’s 100th anniversary, American Beverage Association President and CEO Susan Neely sat down with local news outlet Spectrum News to discuss how America’s beverage companies are leading on solutions to serious challenges like childhood obesity.

In the Classroom

September 7, 2017

Across the world, kids of all ages are back at school. But in Europe, secondary school students and parents may notice something a little different.

Cook County Businesses Urge Repeal

September 6, 2017

Businesses in Cook County are feeling the effects of the beverage tax since it went into effect last month, and are urging for its repeal. Northern Public…