January 21, 2015

WCAX.com January 20, 2015 By Kyle Midura Health advocates say a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would hit the sweet spot for lagging state finances. A coalition held a press conference at the Vermont Statehouse Tuesday morning and called for a two-cent per ounce tax on beverages like soda or energy …

February 13, 2014

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Reuters — By Sharon Bernstein Sodas and most other sugar-sweetened drinks sold in California would be required to carry warning labels for obesity, diabetes and tooth decay under a bill introduced in Sacramento on Thursday and backed by several public health advocacy groups. The first proposal of its kind would …

October 23, 2013

The Watch–By Samuel Adams TELLURIDE – Telluride voters will begin casting their ballots for the November municipal election Friday. They will consider a countywide tax on residential utility bills to fund carbon-reduction initiatives; those voters inside the Telluride town limits will decide on changes to the home-rule charter amendments that …

May 10, 2013

Associated Press No Wisconsin city could prohibit the sale of large, sugary drinks as was recently done in New York City under a provision added to the state budget Thursday. Republicans on the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee succeeded in putting the prohibition in the budget, despite objections from Democrats who …