A proposed tax on sweetened drinks could raise $35 million for Multnomah County.
Soda pop, energy drinks and even some juice mixes will get
more expensive in Multnomah County if voters approve a new tax proposal
bound for the November ballot.
As first reported
Jan. 9 at ww
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Three years ago, I
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