Susan Neely on Taxing Soft Drinks

Susan Neely spoke about proposals by lawmakers drafting healthcare legislation to levy new taxes on soft drinks to help pay for health care… read more

Susan Neely spoke about proposals by lawmakers drafting healthcare legislation to levy new taxes on soft drinks to help pay for health care reform. President Obama, in an interview in Men’s Health Magazine, said he is willing to consider taxing soda and other sugary drinks as a way to battle obesity. The American Beverage Association opposes any tax on sugary drinks. Ms. Neely also responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. close

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Susan Neely on Taxing Soft Drinks

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 12, 2009

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  • Sep 12, 2009 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 2009 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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