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Published Thursday, June 16, 2016
We delve into a subject that is near and dear to our hearts. An issue we’ve talked about on our show now for many weeks, if not months, and it’s this bad idea of the Philly grocery tax. Mayor Jim Kenney in Philadelphia proposed a 3 cent per ounce beverage tax which will impact about a thousand or 1500 items on the grocery shelves, so it’s more»
Published Wednesday, June 8, 2016

This morning, the Insitute for Liberty issued a statement regarding a recent "Audit" conducted by the government of Puerto Rico.  That statement can be found by clicking the link below.

Published Tuesday, June 7, 2016

On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, the Institute for Liberty and a coalition of national organizations submitted a letter to the City Council of Philadelphia voicing serious concerns with a proposed tax on sodas.  The text of that letter can be found HERE.

Published Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Institute for Liberty, along with five additional organizations, sent a letter to Rep. John Culberson regarding the Restoring America's Wire Act (RAWA).

Published Wednesday, May 18, 2016
EDUCATION EXPERTS, ECONOMISTS, AND MANY DEMOCRATS AGREE: PHILLY GROCERY TAX IS A TERRIBLE IDEA Mayor Jim Kenney (D-Philadelphia) is pushing a regressive beverage tax which targets his city’s poorest residents. The Mayor claims his tax will raise $400 million to fund myriad government programs, including universal Pre-K. The problem is the more»
Published Monday, March 28, 2016
Philly’s Grocery Tax Can’t Fund Universal Pre-K Jim Kenney (D-Philadelphia) promises to add universal pre-K to the city’s already distressed public schools. He made this promise knowing full well that the city is taxed to the max. Kenney’s solution is to levy a beverage tax – at a whopping 3 cents per ounce – on the more»
Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Philly Soda Tax Breaks the Rules and Hurts the Poor Mayor Jim Kenney (D-Philadelphia) has proposed a massive tax hike on the residents of his city. The soda tax, set at 3 cents an ounce, will be an added cost on top of the city’s existing 8 percent sales tax. Today, a 67-ounce bottle of Coke is $1.99. Kenney's soda tax would add $2.01 to the price, more»
Published Sunday, March 13, 2016

At the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference, the Institute for Liberty circulated a petition, asking attendees to lend their voices to a call for Congress to return to regular order.

A copy of that petition can be found here!

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