Posts made in April, 2013

Austin Business Journal: TxDot messes with ‘Don’t Mess with Texas’

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Blog |

A story in the Austin Business Journal yesterday reported on the makeover to the 25-year old anti-litter campaign ‘Don’t Mess with Texas.’ We eagerly await the unveiling of the updated campaign and pledge our support to this and all anti-litter efforts across our state. TxDOT messes with ‘Don’t Mess With Texas’     They’re messing with “Don’t Mess With Texas” – sort of. Twenty-seven years after the iconic anti-littering campaign kicked...

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WSJ: The Skinny on Anti-Obesity Soda Laws

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Blog |

The Skinny on Anti-Obesity Soda Laws Imposing per-ounce levies or limiting serving sizes is a futile pursuit. By MICHAEL L. MARLOW New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-obesity campaign to ban the sale of certain sugary drinks in large servings, especially sodas, was struck down last month in state court. A proposal for a penny-per-ounce excise tax on sweetened beverages also floundered in Vermont’s House of Representatives in February. Yet Mayor Bloomberg has vowed to fight on,...

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