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September 26, 2013 at 8:45 PM

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn floats soda tax to fund parks

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is floating the idea of a 1-cent-an-ounce tax on sugary beverages, including canned soda and fountain drinks, as a way to raise money for Seattle parks. McGinn announced his proposal at a mayoral forum Thursday night sponsored by the Seattle Parks Foundation. While details were sketchy, McGinn said his plan would raise the…


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