Cook County Board Overwhelmingly Votes To Repeal Soda TaxThe 15-2 vote reflected the overwhelming opposition the tax faced among Cook County residents.
Preckwinkle's Allies Drop Big Bucks To Pop Tax Swing VotesThe tax could be repealed Tuesday, but it was a sweet deal for some politicians who may now vote against it.
Cook County Soda Tax Faces Likely Repeal Next WeekThree more Cook County commissioners announced Friday they would vote to get rid of the tax, giving opponents a veto-proof majority.
Possible Soda Tax Showdown On The HorizonSome lawmakers are poised to try and 'can' the entire thing, and ads supporting it aren't changing people's minds.
Preckwinkle Not Backing Down From Soda Tax Ahead Of Repeal VoteCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle appears unfazed by the opposition to the new tax on sugary and some non-sugary beverages.
Craft Soda Maker Flattened By Sweetened-Beverage TaxMakers of Cool Mountain Beverages say they're already feeling the pinch from the controversial penny-an-ounce soda tax. WBBM's Regine Schlesinger reports.
Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Overturn Soda TaxA group of House Republican lawmakers are backing a bill repealing Cook County’s new penny-an-ounce sweetened beverage tax.
Soda Tax Repeal In The WorksThere has been pushback from retailers since a court cleared Cook County government's controversial soda tax last week.
County Won't Seek Millions In Soda-Tax DamagesA spokesperson for Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle says now that legal attempts to block the tax seem exhausted, it's best to move on.
New Soda Tax Brings Confusion, MistakesSparkling, non-sweetened water is supposed to be exempt. But some stores were charging the new sugar tax.
Soda Tax Stays In Limbo For At Least Another WeekThe tax on sweetened beverages was to go into effect July 1. The temporary restraining order was issued June 30 after the retail group and several grocers filed a lawsuit barring the tax.
County Layoffs Not A Scare Tactic: PreckwinkleCook County government was counting -- literally -- on a sweetened-beverage tax to balance its budget. The tax is in legal limbo. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.