Jim Guy Tucker's legacy: soda pop tax | Arkansas Blog

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Jim Guy Tucker's legacy: soda pop tax

Posted By on Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 6:46 AM

An analysis in today's New York Times describes how the soft drink lobby beat a tax on soft drinks there.

It's another occasion to marvel that Arkansas is one of the few jurisdictions standing with a tax on soft drinks, passed with Gov. Jim Guy Tucker's leadership in 1992 to shore up Medicaid funding.

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