Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

Philly residents 'not reacting well' to tax that was floated in Seattle

Originally aired: Monday, January 9, 2017
Category: Life
In a city where there's rarely a disliked tax, people in Seattle can be thankful a soda tax never became a reality, based on how Philadelphia residents have reacted to theirs. The Philadelphia City Council approved a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages last year. The tax levies distributors, which, in turn, has caused shelf prices to leap.

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