No August Recess for Balance Calories

August 24, 2017

August may be slow on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., but in communities across the country America’s beverage companies have been busy.

Disgruntled Cook County Residents Cross Borders to Avoid Beverage Tax

August 23, 2017

Cook County business owners continue to get hit hard by the penny-an-ounce beverage tax.

Laws of Economics at Work in Philly

August 22, 2017

A new study released today by Catalina, an independent market research firm, found that beverage sales inside the city of Philadelphia have dropped dramatically…

TBT: Transforming the Beverage Landscape in Schools

August 17, 2017

With the month of August and summer quickly coming to end, many families are preparing to head back to school.

WSJ Editorializes on 'Philadelphia's Soda Tax Bust'

August 14, 2017

The beverage tax imposed on Philadelphians continues to hurt working families, small businesses and workers and is producing significantly less revenue than promised.

Chicago Tribune: "It's time to repeal Cook County's soda pop tax"

August 10, 2017

It’s simple: the people of Cook County, Ill. want the beverage tax repealed.

The Beverage Tax Money Grab

August 9, 2017

Last week the Cook County Commission began collecting a penny-per-ounce tax on thousands of beverages that has residents outraged and businesses worried…

New Poll: 87% of Cook County Residents Disapprove of Beverage Tax

August 8, 2017

A new poll out from the Illinois Manufacturers' Association found that 87 percent of Cook County residents disapprove of the new beverage tax. The penny-per-ounce…

Tax Foundation: Philly ‘Soda Tax Experiment Failing’

August 7, 2017

A new analysis of the Philadelphia beverage tax by The Tax Foundation, a leading tax research organization, has found that the tax is “failing…amid consumer…

Real Consequences

August 2, 2017

A penny-per-ounce beverage tax takes effect today in Cook County, home to Chicago, and a Dispatch-Argus editorial is warning residents and businesses of…