Bottled Water Tax Re-emerges In Florida

Aug. 30, 2011

A proposal to tax bottled water was filed Monday in the Florida Senate, re-igniting a water war that has pitted Sen. Evelyn Lynn against bottlers and business groups, according to The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla. 

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Editor’s Insight: Committed lawmakers don’t give up on their causes, which is why business interests have to remain equally committed to their own causes.

Florida vending operators were active in defeating this measure earlier this year. Unfortunately, they can never rest from their efforts. 08-30-11 by Elliot Maras