16 Cents on a Six-Pack

The opponents of the beverage tax to fund health care initiatives have submitted more than 90,000 signatures to the secretary of state, far surpassing the 55,087 required. This virtually guarantees that the veto will be an option on the ballot in November. Here's the report from WMTW:

The coalition of beverage distributors and business interests spent more than $400,000 and used some rather shady tactics to get their signatures, as Craig Saddlemire from the surprisingly entertaining Maine Video Activists Network explains:

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