WAMC New York News
1:59 pm
Wed June 11, 2003

Tax Proposed on Fattening Products

Albany, NY – There has been a dramatic rise nationally in cholestoral and heart disease in children. A New York assemblyman is proposing a new to tax on junk food, video games and tv commercials to pay for a childhood obesity prevention program. But some politicians and business groups say New York doesn't need more taxes. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.