Delaware can close fiscal gap with a soda tax

Posted on June 10, 2017 | Delaware Online by Jack Guerin

According to Healthy Foods America, a national nonprofit focused on driving change in food policy, a soda tax in Delaware would generate $52 million annually. Our General Assembly is approaching an impasse because of resistance to proposed cuts in education and other critical areas. Meanwhile, Philadelphia is expanding preschool education programs based on new revenue from the soda tax that was passed last year.

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