Drink tax off ballot in Pittsburgh

Fri, Oct 2 2009 — Source: York Daily Record

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s decision to keep voter referendum questions about Allegheny County’s maligned drink tax off the ballot. The tax originally took effect in January 2008 as a 10-percent levy on poured drinks in bars and restaurants. The revenue was set aside for mass transit. It’s since been lowered to 7 percent.

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