September 14, 2018

Center for Media and Democracy, Rebekah Wilce, September 12, 2018- The results of Seattle’s first evaluation of its new sales tax on sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages are in: More kids and adults are drinking water, and it brought in more than $10 million in revenue for use on educational and health programs in …

September 7, 2018

Washington Post, Kim Haddow, September 5, 2018- The American Beverage Association, the powerful trade association representing PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and other sugar-sweetened-beverage companies, took California’s state legislature hostage this summer. They proffered a devil’s bargain to lawmakers: The trade association would drop its plans to put a measure on the state’s November …

September 6, 2018

KIRO 7 News, Graham Johnson, September 3, 2018- At a Labor Day event in Burien, union leaders stumped for Initiative 1634, which would block Seattle-style soda taxes. “It supports affordable groceries,” said Nicole Grant of the Martin Luther King, Jr. County Labor Council. I-1634 leaves Seattle’s controversial sugary beverage tax alone but would …