Tax Loving Bill Monning Loses On Sugar Tax

Does the tax on alcohol prevent DUIs and other drunken crimes? This is just another money grab.
Soda Tax

Amid outcry from business organizations, restaurant and beverage groups, grocers and more, an Assembly taxation committee effectively killed the bill. Sponsored by Assembly member Bill Monning, D-Carmel, whose district includes parts of Santa Cruz County, it would have taxed sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas and other sugary beverages, directing the money toward youth education and obesity-prevention programs.

Tax Loving Bill Monning Loses On Sugar Tax