Proposed drink tax in Pennsylvania stirs controversy over excise levies

Proposed drink tax in Pennsylvania stirs controversy over excise levies

Pittsburgh-area restaurateurs are hopeful that a 60-second radio ad will help persuade local lawmakers to swear off enacting a potentially damaging alcoholic-beverage tax. The ad, which is backed by the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association, does not mince words:

“Isn’t it amazing that on the one hand the politicians spend millions of our tax dollars to promote the hospitality industry and tourism in Allegheny County,” a w

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