Jim Kenney Wants Tax on Sugary Drinks to Fund Universal Pre-K

Philadelphia’s mayor wants to tax sugary drinks to help fund his universal pre-K plan, among other initiatives. Mayor Jim Kenney tells The Philadelphia Inquirer he believes the 3-cents-per-ounce tax could bring in $400 million over five years. He says the money could fund a green jobs plan and repay a bond for rebuilding parks and … Read more

On Tax Day, Should We Ask Why The NFL And NCAA Don’t Pay Taxes?

Today is April 15, but it’s not just a number on the calendar. Guess what else happens today! If you guessed National Glazed Spiral Ham Day, you’re technically correct, but also very strange. No, it’s Tax Day, the day where thousands of young Americans open up Twitter in the morning and say, “Oh crap, I … Read more