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Education official hired by state subcontractor

By law, Indiana’s state government workers must comply with a mandatory one-year waiting period before taking a job with companies with which they helped negotiate contracts and spending agreements

Opponents of a proposed sugary drink tax demonstrate outside City Hall in Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 8, 2016.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Philadelphia becomes 1st major American city with soda tax

Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney sold the city council on the idea with a plan to spend most of the estimated $90 million in new tax revenue next year to pay for prekindergarten, community schools and recreation centers.