FORT WORTH BUSINESS OWNER CALLS TAX "A BURDEN"
Bud Crow wrote a letter to the editor of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on March 23, 2011 saying that the soda tax adds “to the burden of hardworking Texans and small businesses.” Crow, a small business owner from Fort Worth, argued that the “discriminatory tax on soft
drinks, juice drinks, teas and other beverages” would hurt small businesses and customers in this tough economic times. While he agreed that balancing the budget is important, Crow argued that Texas legislators should be creating jobs, not telling Texans “what is best for their families.”
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