Soft drink and soda bottles are displayed in a refrigerator at El Ahorro market in San Francisco. In the wake of a rash of local soda taxes passed by Bay Area cities, the beverage lobby has pushed an initiative in California to raise the threshold for all local tax increases, alarming local governments. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Soft drink and soda bottles are displayed in a refrigerator at El Ahorro market in San Francisco. In the wake of a rash of local soda taxes passed by Bay Area cities, the beverage lobby has pushed an initiative in California to raise the threshold for all local tax increases, alarming local governments. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) Jeff Chiu AP
Soft drink and soda bottles are displayed in a refrigerator at El Ahorro market in San Francisco. In the wake of a rash of local soda taxes passed by Bay Area cities, the beverage lobby has pushed an initiative in California to raise the threshold for all local tax increases, alarming local governments. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) Jeff Chiu AP

Will lawmakers ban local soda taxes?

June 25, 2018 07:30 PM