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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Office of the City Controller says Philadelphia’s Beverage Tax has generated $137 million in revenue through the first quarter of fiscal year 2019.

A large portion of the money will be used to help fund the city’s pre-K expansion.

A substantial majority of the money goes to a general fund.

The tax went into effect on Jan. 1, 2017.

View the data release here.