Connecticut Lawmakers Urged To Pass Tax On Sugary DrinksAdvocates are pushing for a new Connecticut tax on sugary drinks, predicting it could raise $145.2 million annually.
Lawmakers Hear Pros and Cons of Proposed Sugary Beverage TaxState lawmakers have heard the pros and cons of a proposed 1 cent per ounce tax on certain sweetend beverages during a public hearing.
Mayor Seeks State Soda TaxNew Haven Mayor Toni Harp wants the state to impose proposing a soda tax to battle obesity. Harp says a 2 percent tax on high-calorie sugary drinks would reduce sales of the beverage and generate about $144 million in revenue.

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