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More trouble for the Cook County sweetened beverage tax.

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The rollout of Cook County’s sweetened beverage tax has been anything but sweet and easy. Now there’s concern it could put food stamps at risk.

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Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin

Several Cook County commissioners, including one who may be after Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s job, are blasting her handling of the new sweetened beverage tax.

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Cook County's new tax on sweetened drinks is sticking around, but Board President Toni Preckwinkle is dropping the county’s counter-lawsuit against the retailers who tried to get it tossed.

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A countermove by Cook County in the fight over the controversial beverage tax. 

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The new sweetened beverage tax is causing confusion and debate among consumers, and demand from industry groups that the tax be repealed. Is it here to stay?

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Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is criticizing Cook County’s bail bond system.

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The Cook County penny-per-ounce sugary beverage tax is back, pending an appeal. Friday, Cook County Judge Daniel Kubasiak granted a motion to dismiss the case, arguing that the law did not violate the Illinois Constitution. 

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Some Cook County jail detainees will be getting a little extra help when leaving the jail.

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A Cook County judge will rule on the controversial penny-per-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage tax next week.

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Why the stalled soda tax has unleashed a war of words between Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

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Is the property tax assessment system in Cook County institutionally racist? Assessor Joseph Berrios addressed that question and others before a packed Cook County Board room on Tuesday. 

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Big cuts are coming to the Cook County Sheriff's Office, including nearly 400 jail guards. “We had no way to plan for this,” said Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that thousands of layoffs will start next week as an appeals court Monday dealt a blow to the new tax.

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A new penny-per-ounce sugary drink tax will not take effect in Cook County on Saturday.

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Soda fans will find out Friday whether or not they'll start paying more for their sweetened beverages in Cook County this weekend.