By Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney is a happy boy. Today July 18, 2018, the State Supreme Court upheld the beverage tax. That’s the money which was supposed to go to help fund Pre-K. Only most of it did not. Most of it was washed into the general fund, where it could be
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By Alex Lloyd Gross The Soda Tax, is being hailed as discriminatory, and documented proof has been released this week that confirms it is hurting city businesses. Not all businesses, just those located in low income areas. In a report issued by City Controller Alan Butkovitz . You can read that report for yourself here.
By Alex Lloyd Gross Yesterday, February 23, 2017 the City of Philadelphia announced that they took in $5.7 million in the month of January . That was the inception of this tax. Proponents of this tax claim the money will fund Pre-K . The city hopes to make up to 91 Million dollars in 2017