Posts Tagged “sweetened beverage tax”

Preckwinkle rumored to be mulling soda tax revival

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Preckwinkle rumored to be mulling soda tax revival

Preckwinkle rumored to be mulling soda tax revival Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle took office with a promising future as an elected official concerned about all of the taxpayers. Instead, she broke her key campaign promises, accused critics of being “too personal,” and is trying to punish critics of her political hypocrisy, including taxpayer…

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Preckwinkle allies push repeal vote to committee

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Preckwinkle allies push repeal vote to committee

Preckwinkle allies push repeal vote to committee Commissioner Sean Morrison’s Statement on Beverage Tax Repeal Ordinance. Vote on repeal set for October 10, 2017 as former New York Michael Bloomberg pours millions into advertising defending oppressive soda tax on suburban residents Chicago, IL – On August 9, I submitted the Beverage Tax repeal ordinance with…

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Getty hosts forum against Soda Tax Thursday Sept. 7

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Getty hosts forum against Soda Tax Thursday Sept. 7

Lyons Mayor Getty urges repeal of Soda Tax Lyons, Illinois – Lyons President Christopher Getty urged residents to attend a public hearing Thursday at Village Hall to voice their opposition to Cook County’s Soda Tax. Getty said several officials including Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski and State Representatives Silvana Tabares and Mike Zalewski will also…

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