A tax to chew on

Posted Friday, Mar. 15, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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In regard to the issue of eliminating the sales tax on some food items, why not legislate, say, a 2 percent "fat tax" on sugary/fatty items, such as soda, ice cream, pastries, cookies, pies, cakes, chips, etc.? Several states have implemented this.

-- Harold Hodapp Jr.,

Fort Worth

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