Appeals Court Upholds Philadelphia's Tax On Sweetened DrinksThe city of Philadelphia has won a significant victory in Commonwealth Court. Judges have upheld the Common Pleas Court ruling that the sweetened beverage tax is legal.
Philadelphia Sees Downturn In Beverage Tax ReceiptsThe tax brought in $6.5 million in April, the first decline in revenue since the city began collecting it in January.
Business Owner: Soda Tax May Lead To LayoffsAndy Pincus, the owner of Carbonator Rental Service, says if nothing changes with the soda tax in Philadelphia, he may be forced to lay off staff.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | May 9Chris discussed the testimony of Sally Yates and James Clapper before Congress, anarchists vandalizing cars in Philadelphia and relationships breaking up over the election. He talked with Andy Pincus from Carbonator Rental Service about the impact of the soda tax on his business at 7:20 and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey about how the Senate will deal with the healthcare bill passed by Republicans in the House of Representatives at 8:20.
Zeoli Show Log 05.08.17On this afternoon's show, Rich discussed Trump's nomination of 10 conservative judges to federal court positions, Bill Clinton and James Patterson teaming up to write a book, and a drunk driver who is suing the bars that sold him drinks. At 3:45pm William Christie, a former Marine infantry officer and author of "The Spy." At 4:20pm Carrie Severino, chief counselor and policy director at Judicial Crisis Network. At 5pm Kelly Johnston, the former Secretary of the Senate.
Coca-Cola Blames Philly Layoffs On Soda TaxCoca-Cola says it's eliminating 40 positions in Philadelphia due to a drop in sales, which it blames on the sweetened beverage tax, but the mayor's office is skeptical.
Commonwealth Court Hears Legal Challenge To Phila. Beverage TaxThe soda industry raised several objections to the tax's legality.
Commonwealth Court To Hear Arguments Seeking To Make Philly Drink Tax IllegalA Commonwealth Court panel will hear arguments, Wednesday, in a lawsuit seeking to have Philadelphia's beverage tax declared illegal.
Fight Over Philly Beverage Tax Goes On: 'I Am Not Going To Apologize'Philadelphia's beverage tax passed council by a wide margin, took effect in January, and in its first two months, raised nearly 12-Million dollars for anti-poverty programs.
Philly's Soda Tax Slightly Exceeds $6.3M February Projection Philadelphia's new tax on sweetened beverages is slightly exceeding expectations.
For 2nd Month, Revenue Generated By Philly's Soda Tax Exceeds ExpectationsThe city's department of revenue says the city received $6.4-million, which is slightly higher than expected for February.
Pepsi Pulls 12-Packs, 2-Liters From Shelves Over Beverage TaxPepsi is pulling 2-liter bottles and 12-packs of its products from Philadelphia grocery store shelves over the city's new tax on sweetened drinks.