Arizona Takes Soda Taxes Off the Table for Cities

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March 20, 2018
in Preemption

Count another win for state preemption laws, and another loss for cities. Last week, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill barring cities and counties statewide from enacting soda taxes. The legislation, from Republican Representative T.J. Shope of Coolidge, doesn’t actually mention soda — but it does state that all foods and drinks should be taxed equally, Fox 10 reports.

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