Chicago, IL Faces Proposed Soda Tax

Aug. 4, 2015

Chicago Alderman and chairman of Chicago’s Committee on Health and Environmental Protection George Cardenas has proposed a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, Chicago Sun-Times reports. Cardenas introduced the ordinance last week during a city council meeting and estimated that the tax could generate $134 million per year for the city.



Soda Tax On The Table For Alabama Lawmakers

June 24, 2015
Alabama legislators are discussing a soda tax as a remedy for general fund budget shortfalls, reports ABC 33/40. The potential soda tax would include a nickel increase onto every...