Sacramento Calif. Councilman Favors Soda Tax, Removing City Vending Machines

A Sacramento, Calif. city councilman wants to consider a soda tax and remove vending machines from city facilities, according to The Sacramento Bee.

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Editor's Insight: Aren't California voters already paying enough taxes? The reader comments in response to this story reflect widespread opposition to a soda tax, which shouldn't surprise anyone.

Nevertheless, there is no shortage of tax advocates in California.

The California Automatic Vendors Council needs to lend its support to the organizations opposing a soda tax. 02-16-11 Elliot Maras