Stop the Vermont Beverage Tax

Beverage Tax Comes Back to Life

The Vermont House Health Care Committee has reversed itself and approved a penny-an-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages to pay for health care subsidies, but the idea still has a bumpy road ahead. The bill heads next to the House Ways and Means Committee, where at least six of the eleven members oppose it. Gov. Peter Shumlin also opposes the sugar sweetened beverage tax. Read more here.

Questions? Contact Heidi Tringe at heidi@mmrvt.com or 802-272-7853

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