Aldermen Consider Sugary Drink Tax At Public HearingAt least one alderman has called it a sweet idea -- a penny-an-ounce tax on sugary drinks -- but it's left a bad taste in the mouths of Chicago restaurants and retailers. The issue was up for debate at City Hall on Wednesday.
Aldermen Discuss Proposal To Tax Sugary Soft DrinksExperts on both sides of a proposal to impose an extra tax on soft drinks and other sugary beverages poured out their arguments for the City Council's Health Committee on Tuesday.
Dr. Pepper Wins Exclusive Sponsorship Rights With BearsNext time you buy a soft drink at Soldier Field, it won't be Coke or Pepsi.
Alderman Calls For Higher Tax On Soft DrinksThe Chicago alderman behind the city's 5-cent tax on bottled water is now setting his sights on soda drinkers.
Illinois Lawmakers Consider Excise Tax On Soft DrinksIllinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would add an excise tax to soda pop.