“…lacking any statutory connection to universal pre-K, Philly’s soda tax — like all regressive taxes earmarked as general revenue — could easily become a pool to provide tax cuts for the rich or corporations, should any future Republican or austerity-minded Democrat wish to redirect the money.”
Read more from Jacobin Magazine.
Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez is a veteran activist with over 30 years of service to the City of Philadelphia, currently serving a third four-year term on Philadelphia City Council. More info at phlcouncil.com/MariaQSanchez
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