Pa. restaurateurs fight 10% drink tax

PITTSBURGH The Pennsylvania Restaurant Association has joined a coalition of hospitality organizations and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States to fight a proposed 10-percent tax on poured alcoholic beverages in Allegheny County.

The coalition launched radio ads in the Pittsburgh area, assailing officials as being hypocritical for claiming to boost local tourism while undercutting restaurants and other tourist-related businesses with an anti-industry

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