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Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

BY TONY WEST A Pennsylvania Senate hearing on the negative business impact of Philadelphia’s landmark Sweetened Drinks Tax in City Council Chambers was stymied before it could begin at 11 a.m. this morning. Hundreds of protestors crammed the spectators’ gallery and burst into sustained chants of “This is our house!”, backed up by raucous blasts…

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

Updated Jun 22nd

Jun. 22-          Tribute to Commissioner Lisa Deeley is held at Field House, 1150 Filbert St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250 up. RSVP deeleyforphilly.com. Jun. 29-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Citywide Job Fair at Deliverance Evangelistic Ch. Fellow Ha., 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Employers, workshops on résumé writing, wardrobe &…

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

BY TONY WEST A Pennsylvania Senate hearing on the negative business impact of Philadelphia’s landmark Sweetened Drinks Tax in City Council Chambers was stymied before it could begin at 11 a.m. this morning. Hundreds of protestors crammed the spectators’ gallery and burst into sustained chants of “This is our house!”, backed up by raucous blasts…

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

BY TONY WEST A Pennsylvania Senate hearing on the negative business impact of Philadelphia’s landmark Sweetened Drinks Tax in City Council Chambers was stymied before it could begin at 11 a.m. this morning. Hundreds of protestors crammed the spectators’ gallery and burst into sustained chants of “This is our house!”, backed up by raucous blasts…

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

BY TONY WEST A Pennsylvania Senate hearing on the negative business impact of Philadelphia’s landmark Sweetened Drinks Tax in City Council Chambers was stymied before it could begin at 11 a.m. this morning. Hundreds of protestors crammed the spectators’ gallery and burst into sustained chants of “This is our house!”, backed up by raucous blasts…

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

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PHILAPORT 2017: Deeper Channel Will Transform Trade

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Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

Council Chamber Erupts in Senate Soda-Tax Hearing Protest

BY TONY WEST A Pennsylvania Senate hearing on the negative business impact of Philadelphia’s landmark Sweetened Drinks Tax in City Council Chambers was stymied before it could begin at 11 a.m. this morning. Hundreds of protestors crammed the spectators’ gallery…

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