Embarrassing. That’s what the mayor called the conditions at many Baltimore schools. Now she wants to raise the city’s bottle tax to start immediate repairs.
Another Baltimore City tax increase. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to raise the city’s two-cent bottle tax to five cents a bottle.
New battles are brewing over Baltimore’s bottled beverage tax. It’s been in effect almost a year, and now the city is making house calls to enforce it.
Pepsi is packing up production after deciding to stop making soda in Baltimore City, and they’re blaming the new city beverage tax.
Two cents may not sound like much, but some Baltimore retailers say it’s adding up to job cuts. Two cents is the city’s new tax on bottled beverages.
Some Baltimore business owners say the city’s new bottled beverage tax isn’t fair and they’ve renewed efforts to repeal it.