Soda Tax Had Little Impact On What Philadelphians Are Drinking, Drexel University Researchers FindAccording to the survey, 39% of Philadelphians and 34% of those in surrounding cities, reported drinking fewer sugar-sweetened beverages.
'We Lost A Lot Of Customers': ShopRite Closes Its Doors After Nearly 30 Years Due To Philadelphia Beverage Tax, Owner SaysThe owner of the store on Haverford Avenue blames the closure on sales dropping off since the passage of the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
Philadelphia Soda Tax Helps Send Thousands Of Kids To Pre-K In Its First 2 YearsTwo years into Philadelphia Soda Tax, find out how many union jobs have been lost, how many kids are going to school and where the city’s mayoral candidates stand on the issue.
Philadelphia ShopRite Owner Blames City's Soda Tax For Store ClosingStore owner Jeff Brown says this location has lost approximately 25 percent of its business over the last two years because of the tax on soda and sweetened drinks.
City Leaders Spar Over Location Of Beverage Tax RevenuePhiladelphia’s city controller is raising concerns about the location of $62.9 million in tax revenue collected from a city beverage tax.
Pennsylvania's High Court To Hear Appeal Of Philly Beverage TaxPennsylvania's highest court will hear an appeal in a lawsuit challenging Philadelphia's year-old tax on soda and other sweetened drinks by the industry and retailers.
September Was Good Month For Philadelphia's Soda TaxThe money collected last month is much closer to the city's projections for what the tax should bring in.
Jeffery Brown Of ShopRite: Because Of Soda Tax 4 Of Our Stores Are UnprofitableBrown also shot back at Philadelphia's Mayor Jim Kenney after claims that he is "crying wolf."
Phila State Senator, Advocates Clash At Beverage Tax HearingA State Senate committee hearing featured a sparring match between a senator from Philadelphia who insists he does not want to overturn the city’s sweetened beverage tax and an activist who suspects lawmakers may have other ideas.
Pa. Senators Hear Pros, Cons Of Philadelphia Beverage TaxMembers of a Pennsylvania Senate committee held a hearing Tuesday on Philadelphia’s controversial soda tax.
Philly Beverage Tax Surcharge Passed To Wendy's Customers Outside CityA Delaware County Wendy’s charged customers an extra $0.45 Monday in what the franchise described as a mistake-- one that frustrated Ridley Park residents.
Zeoli Show Log 08.08.17On today's show, Rich discussed Donald Trump's promise to meet North Korea with "fire and fury" if they continue with aggressive missile tests, beer becoming cheaper than soda as a result of Philadelphia's soda tax, and the DOJ's release of 413 emails regarding Loretta Lynch's meeting with Bill Clinton.
Philadelphia's Beverage Tax Gets Boost Against CriticsAlthough Mayor Jim Kenney welcomes the support he says he had nothing to do with it.
State Sen. Anthony Williams: Beverage Tax Is 'Regressive'State Sen. Anthony Williams called Philadelphia's beverage tax regressive and send the city missed an opportunity to secure a more steady stream of funding for pre-k education.
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.