The coalition against the “grocery tax” and certain members of the City Council opposed the Philadelphia sugar-sweetened beverage tax because they believed the tax was regressive and disproportionately and unfairly burdened-low-income people. Do you agree? Why or why not?

No unread replies.No replies.Please read the following additional readings and respond to the questions below. Remember to provide the question first then your response. You must also include a cover page or points will be deducted.Additional Readings1. Novick et al., JPHMP’s 21 public health case studies on policy & administration. Chapter 5: The Philadelphia sugar-sweetened beverage tax2. Mississippi State Department of Health. Mississippi Obesity Plan 2018 – The vision, goal, and call to action https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/6164.pdf3. Center for Evaluation Innovation, Pathways for change: 10 theories to inform advocacy and policy change efforts (2013). Retrieved from http://www.pointk.org/resources/files/Pathways_for_Change.pdf4. Gomm, M., Lincoln, P., Pikora, T., & Giles-Corti, B. (2006). Planning and implementing a community-based public health advocacy campaign: A transport case study. Health Promotion International, 21(4), 284- 92.Instructions and QuestionsProvide detailed responses with in-text references/citations for each question. Please utilize the texts as well as web resources to answer questions. Each question is worth 20 points. Please prepare to discuss during the next virtual class meeting. Answers to questions are to be submitted by the due date. No assignment will be accepted after the due date.1. The coalition against the “grocery tax” and certain members of the City Council opposed the Philadelphia sugar-sweetened beverage tax because they believed the tax was regressive and disproportionately and unfairly burdened-low-income people. Do you agree? Why or why not?2. Using the matrix of theories found on page 3 of Pathways for change: 10 theories to inform advocacy and policy change effortscreate a brief advocacy media messaging campaign (no more than a page) that informs state legislators on the viewpoint espoused in Question 1. Describe other stakeholders who possibly share your viewpoint. How would you engage them?3. The mayor framed the sugar-sweetened beverage tax as a strategy to fund universal pre-K and other programs for children rather than framing the tax as a health behavior intervention. Yet part of the proceeds of the tax went to fund city deficits and pensions. Comment on the overall ethical implications of this aspect of the case.4. Where is the CDC located and what does it do? Your description of what the agency does must include a discussion of the following:+ What was the agency originally founded to do?+ What are its current goals?+ What is its role as a leader in Public Health?+ What is the agency known for worldwide?+ What are the agency’s functions regarding statistics, surveillance, and disease prevention?5. What is the role of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)? Identify its eleven units and give a thorough description of the roles/responsibilities of any three of these units.Johnson PPT Chapter 06-1.pptx__________________________________________________________________________________BONUS Question (10 points…your response must be expansive and complete in order to receive any points and must score less than 50% on the Turnitin checker). You are encouraged to utilize all / any course material and the world wide web to answer this question. Please remember to use in-text references/citations for your work.1. Compare and contrast the policy/policymaking process models by Kingdon (1995), Wakefield (2006), and Longest (2010) that identify key factors in moving legislation forward and understanding the health policy-making processes at all levels of government.