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Pepsi, Coke said to become a secret force behind ballot initiatives that push back on sugar taxes

To bottle up the movement to tax sugary drinks, major beverage companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are spending millions of dollars on commercials that push people to vote to prohibit local governments from slapping levies on certain foods and drinks, The New York Times reported on Saturday.

Medicaid expansion on your ballot? There's no reason to vote yes

Over the past several months, pro-Obamacare advocates have successfully placed Medicaid expansion on the November ballot in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah by claiming the program will help states balance their budgets and help working adults support their families. In response to these dubious arguments, Lindsay Atkinson of the Idaho Freedom Foundation and I published… Read More »