The Daily Northwestern

Evanston businesses say proposed soda tax will not change consumer habits

Alan Perez, Reporter

November 8, 2016

Some Evanston businesses say they aren’t too worried about a potential tax on sugary drinks in Cook County. In the executive budget recommendation for the 2017 fiscal year, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle propo...

Cook County board considering tax on sugary drinks

Nora Shelly, City Editor

October 14, 2016

Your can of soda may cost a little bit more next year, if the Cook County Board of Commissioners follows through on a proposal to tax sugary drinks. Board President Toni Preckwinkle introduced the proposal on Thursday as part...