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DC council member withdraws soda tax proposal amid pushback

A city council member in Washington, D.C., is withdrawing her proposal for a soda tax amid pushback from various groups.
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DC council member withdraws soda tax proposal amid pushback

A city council member in Washington, D.C., is withdrawing her proposal for a soda tax amid pushback from various groups.

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DC soda tax proposal withdrawn

A D.C. council member has withdrawn a proposed tax that would have added a 1.5-cent-per-ounce excise tax any on sugary drinks, such as sodas, energy drinks and sports drinks.“While I am so proud of the diverse coalition of people leading this effort in community, I recognize that there is not enough support to move the legislation forward,” D.C. council member Brianne Nadeau said in a statement.Nadeau sponsored the bill.I have decided to withdra…

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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I have decided to withdraw the Nutrition Equity Act. While I am so proud of the diverse coalition of people leading this effort in community, I recognize that there is not enough support to move the legislation forward. [1 Photo]

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