Bottle tax increase
A five-cent tax on every bottle of soda will soon be the law of the land in Baltimore. The so-called bottle tax bill is on its way to the mayor for her signature.
A soda could soon cost you more in Baltimore. The City Council is considering a bill to once again raise the bottle tax to help fund city school construction.
The mayor’s proposal to increase the bottle tax to pay for school construction had tempers flaring at the city council Monday night.