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GONZALEZ SUPPORTS SODA TAX, BUT SAYS INCOME SURTAX IS HIS PRIORITY

By Matt Murphy

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 18...When Democrat Jay Gonzalez tried to goad the governor into a position earlier this week on the "millionaires' tax," Republican Party officials wondered aloud where the gubernatorial candidate stood on another tax - the proposed excise tax on soda.

It probably comes as little surprise that Gonzalez supports it.


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