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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Evanston businesses express mixed reactions to the Wednesday repeal of the Cook County soda tax. The tax, which was repealed 15-2 by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, lasted just two months in the county.

Cook County soda tax repeal garners mixed reactions from Evanston restaurants

October 11, 2017

Evanston businesses expressed mixed reactions to the Wednesday repeal of a controversial soda tax that went into effect just two months ago. The penny-per-ounce tax — narrowly passed by the Cook County...

The 1700 block of Sherman Avenue. Local businesses have been affected by the Cook County soda tax, which is to be repealed by Dec. 1.

Cook County likely to repeal controversial soda tax

October 9, 2017

The Cook County Board of Commissioners will likely repeal a controversial soda tax now that enough commissioners have signed on to override a veto by Board President Toni Preckwinkle. The soda tax —...

Bushra Amiwala.

Cook County commissioner candidate denounces soda tax, big money in politics

October 3, 2017

Bushra Amiwala, candidate for Cook County commissioner of the 13th District, released a video Monday denouncing the Cook County soda tax and big money in politics. Amiwala, a DePaul University sophomore,...

Evanston businesses say proposed soda tax will not change consumer habits

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...

Cook County board considering tax on sugary drinks

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...

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