Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter is reviving his idea of a soda tax to help fund the city's cash-strapped school system, an idea rejected by the city council last year, reports CBS Philadelphia. The two-cents-per-ounce levy would bring in an estimated $80 million a year and, combined with a proposed rise in parking meter rates, would raise enough money to close the school system's budget gap. The alternative would be another property tax hike on top of the 10-percent increase already ...
Register to view this Article
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for Premium Content on Food Management will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.