Industry groups launch last-ditch plan to kill county beverage tax

By Mitch Dudek

A coalition of businessmen and labor leaders gathered Thursday to launch a campaign seeking the repeal of a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages about to take effect in Cook County.

The tax, narrowly passed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners in November, kicks in July 1.

Hoping to head it off, [READ MORE HERE]

Source: Sun Times

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