Daily Legislative Report for Mon., Feb. 22, 2021 - VIDEO

Statewide sweetened beverage tax proposal

A tax on soda pop?
Troy Kirby for The JOLT

The Journal of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Presents the Daily Legislative Report, covering The 2021 Washington State Legislature for Mon., Feb. 22, 2021.

The Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee, heard public testimony, on Senate Bill 5371, which would fund public health services, including a healthy equity initiative, through a statewide sweetened beverage tax.

For more complete information on any legislation, including sponsors, a synopsis, and fiscal note, visit the Washington State Legislature’s bill information webpage.


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