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KENNEY LIED: All The Soda Tax Money Is Being Thrown to City’s General Fund

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The Philadelphia City Controller has issued the following statement.   I strongly suggest you read every word of this.

Very, very carefully.

As part of a larger effort to increase transparency and show the public how the City spend

s taxpayer money, the City Controller’s Office will release information periodically to keep the public informed.  Today, the Office of the City Controller released its first set of information as part of this effort, data on the revenue generated by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) and FY18 to-date and the expenditures related to those funds.

The data shows that the majority of

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