Soda tax being fast-tracked, despite lack of consensus on everything about it

This Wednesday, the Affordable Housing, Neighborhoods and Finance Committee will attempt to construct and vote on an ordinance levying an excise tax on sweetened beverages, with the intent of voting it into law next Monday. So far, the City Council has had three committee hearings on the topic. The only thing that’s clear is that there is little consensus on pretty much any of the core issues.

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