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STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER JOHN FRITCHEY ON HIS VOTE TO REPEAL THE SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

As the executive, President Preckwinkle has to make very difficult decisions and I respect that fact. But I simply disagree with this particular decis...
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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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