Philadelphia City Council Begins Budget HearingsPhiladelphia City Council began hearings Tuesday on the city budget, including a proposed tax on sugary beverages to pay for ambitious new programs.
Mayor Kenney Strikes Back At Opponents Of Soda TaxA barrage of advertisements has targeted Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's proposal to raise money for universal pre-K by taxing soda and other sugary beverages. But Kenney is not backing down.
New Poll Says Philadelphians Concerned About Tax Hikes Yet Eager For ServicesPoll director Larry Eichel doesn't see those findings -- a desire to lower taxes and yet preserve services -- as contradictory.
Hundreds Rally In Philadelphia To Oppose Nutter's Proposed Soda TaxSoda truck drivers circled City Hall, honking their horns, as hundreds rallied nearby, as a way of saying their jobs are in jeopardy from Philadelphia's proposed tax on sugared beverages.