Podcast: Obese City Governments Seek Soda Tax

Following humbly in the footsteps of Philadelphia mayor, Michael Nutter, mayor Luke Ravensthal of Pittsburgh is proposing a soda tax.

Justin Higginbottom from the Tax Foundation, in this podcast with Nathan Benefield, talks about the ineffectiveness of such taxes to cover up bloated deficits, and their detrimental effect on local economies.

Soda Taxes