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Soda Tax Sticker Shock Grips Seattle


By -- PJ Media —— Bio and Archives--January 16, 2018

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The sign at Costco explaining the jacked-up price of a case of Gatorade has gone viral.

On January 1, Seattle had several new progressive laws go into effect. Along with mandatory paid sick leave, mandates for employers to post work schedules 14 days in advance, and severe restrictions on short-term rental platforms (Airbnb, VRBO, etc.), Seattle imposed a massive new soda tax — 1.75 cents per OUNCE on sugary drinks.—More…


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