Philadelphia Beverage Tax

Senate Local Government Committee

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 
9:00 a.m.


Philadelphia Beverage Tax

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions 

9:05 a.m.

Overview of Philadelphia Beverage Tax

9:10 a.m.

Alan Butkovitz, Philadelphia City Controller

9:30 a.m.

Donna Cooper, Pennsylvania Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)
Jonathan Kirch, American Heart Association
Marc Stier, Director, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center

10:00 a.m.

Danny Grace, Teamsters Local 830
Karissa Lopez, Pepsi
Angel Medina, Coca-Cola

10:30 a.m.

Jeff Brown, Brown’s Family Shop-Rite
Manzoor Chughtai, 7-Eleven and Delaware Valley 7-Eleven Franchise Owners Association
David McCorkle, Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association
Andy Pincus, Carbonator Rental Service

Written Testimony Submitted By:
Mayor James Kenney and City Council President Darrell Clarke
Dr. Stacy Gill-Phillips, Founder, Pee Wee Prep Educational Center
Councilwoman Helen Gym
Robert P. Inman, Professor of Finance, Economics, and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jim Krieger, Executive Director for Healthy Food America
Grant McLoughlin, The Fresh Grocer