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A Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Sodas? It's Being Proposed in Philadelphia

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By Jim Hilgen

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A Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Sodas? It's Being Proposed in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter wants to raise revenue and combat obesity with a tax on soft drinks containing sugar. On this week's News and Views, WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines the Mayor's proposal, and its implications for the city and its residents.