April 18, 2018

Philly Voice, Michael Tanenbaum, April 14, 2018- A Republican Pennsylvania lawmaker introduced a bill this week that would render Philadelphia’s controversial soda tax invalid. State Rep. Mark Mustio (R-Allegheny) proposed the soda-tax preemption legislation in an effort to ban local jurisdictions from imposing taxes on food, beverages or containers for either. Only …

April 12, 2018

Philadelphia Magazine, Joe Trinacria, April 10, 2018- A state representative from suburban Pittsburgh introduced a bill on Monday that would prohibit Pennsylvania municipalities from taxing food and beverages. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Mark Mustio, would retroactively nix Philadelphia’s controversial soda tax and has already received bipartisan support. “While there is …