A controversial bill that would tax sodas with sugar has been introduced in Austin by State Rep. Joe Farias, D-Dist. 118, of San Antonio.
To read the full bill, click here (PDF).
The tax would be charge a nickel extra for every 12 ounces of soft drink in a container. It covers cans, bottles, and soda fountain drinks.
Read more: http://www.ksat.com/news/SA-Rep-Joe-Farias-authors-soda-tax-bill/-/478452/18329228/-/84ts43/-/index.html
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