A National Soda Tax

Rosa DeLauro, the 12-term congresswoman from New Haven, will be introducing a bill in the House of Representatives that would require a national tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The SWEET ACT  (as she’s calling it) would amend the I.R.S. code and charge a penny per teaspoon of sugar, high-fructose corn syrup or other caloric sweeteners — […]