Soda Tax Voted Down?
The Inquirer‘s Marcia Gelbart tweeted that the proposed tax on sugary beverages was voted down at today’s City Council meeting. But she says the 3.5 percent property tax increase still has some fight left in it. City Council, which started their meeting at 9 a.m. is about to resume with the final tally. The Scoop thinks there are plenty of people down at City Hall who are likely in need of a Redbull or five. [Inquirer] The Scoop will update with the official news as soon as it rolls in.