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Chicago Tribune Editorial: Madam President, abolish the soda tax

By: Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Cook County's soda tax turned one week old on Wednesday. Happy birthday! Not exactly. County officials knew ...
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Chicago Sun-Times: Two Cook County commissioners proposing county I.D. card

By: Stefano Esposito A few weeks after the City Council approved the creation of a new municipal identification card, two Cook County commissioners...
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Chicago Tribune: Commissioner seeks to exempt clubs featuring DJs from amusement tax law

By: Dawn Rhodes A Cook County board member wants to change the amusement tax ordinance in response to a court case in which the county is seeking $...
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Chicago Tribune Editorial: Finally, Cook County Board empowers voters to (slightly) downsize government

By: Chicago Tribune Editorial Board If you're a Cook County voter considering staying home on Election Day, County Board members on Wednesday gave...
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Chicago Sun-Times: Commissioner John Fritchey wants ‘sunset’ provision if sales tax increase passes

By: Sun-Times staff Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey will propose a “sunset” amendment to a controversial 1 percentage point sales tax in...
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