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Will third time be the charm for sensible soda tax reform?

Posted 01/23/2014 by Paul S. Grogan

Here we go again.

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has once again put a long-overdue removal of the state sales tax exemption on candy and soda in his Fiscal Year 2015 budget. It’s the third straight year that he has put the provision in his budget – but will the third time be the charm?

We hope so.

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