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So far, Excise taxes on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages have passed in the California cities of Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, and Albany, ... But soda taxes can be controversial, and are not always ultimately successful, as was the case with 2017 soda tax in Cook County, Illinois, which was ...

In November 2016, voters in three California cities and in Boulder, Colorado passed measures to tax sweetened beverages, and the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted to impose a controversial soda tax (see our 15, 2016 blog). However, only two months after the Cook County, Illinois soda tax ...
And because Philadelphia is the first major U.S. city to pass the tax, others are watching. Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago, passed and then repealed its own version of the tax last year. Seattle passed a tax that takes effect New Year's Day. Other cities, including Oakland, Calif., and Boulder, ...
Cook County, Illinois, January 1, 2018 (LSN) Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and State's Attorney Kim Foxx today announced the County has filed a lawsuit ... With more than 5.2 million residents, Cook County's 30 townships and 130 Municipalities are grappling with an ever-growing opioid epidemic.
Daniel M. Romero of Santa Fe buys a Powerade on Wednesday at the Allsup's Convenience Store on North Guadalupe Street and Paseo de Peralta. A state senator wants to study the potential benefits and negative impacts of a statewide tax on sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages, but the idea is ...

Cook County's lawsuit is one of many such cases that Municipalities and states across the country have brought forward this year. In September, 41 state attorneys general filed subpoenas demanding information from several major drug manufacturers as part of an investigation into what role the companies ...
Victor Coleman of the pro-tax Healthy Choices Coalition told Seattle's Fox affiliate that people in other cities with soda taxes "are simply choosing to purchase other grocery items." ... Such results were enough to get Cook County, Illinois--which contains Chicago--to repeal its highly unpopular soda tax.
EAST MOLINE, Ill. - UPDATE: Rap artist Kevin Gates is out of prison after serving almost 9 months of a 2 1/2 year sentence in the East Moline Correctional Center. The Illinois Department of Corrections confirmed his release with Local 4 News. The 28-year-old's real name is Kevin Gilyard. He had been ...
Closer to home, states and Municipalities across the country are trying to police what we eat and drink. Some jurisdictions have passed taxes ... consumers are wising up: Near Chicago, in Cook County, Illinois, a new soda tax was snuffed out after massive backlash. If the government's not pushy enough, ...
Young co-eds in locations across the country were being killed, young boys were disappearing in Cook County, Illinois and were presumed dead and ... all we can to eradicate miserable childhoods, gang activity and the frightening increase in the murder rate we see in many American cities these days.
At the stroke of midnight, a tax on sugary drinks in Cook County, Illinois, came to an end. Commissioners in the county, which includes Chicago, voted 15-2 to repeal the tax in October, less than a year since passing it and less than four months since implementing it. The tax's death marks the end of a fierce ...
Detention centers to house prisoners for deportation have become a new battleground for states and cities seeking to resist the Trump administration's push to deport more immigrants. As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement gears up for President Donald Trump's promised push to deport more ...
This was in pursuance of an order passed by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. The HC, in its order, noted that it is in the "best interest" ...
California and some cities are resisting a move to drastically increase the ... for states and cities seeking to resist the Trump administration's push to deport .... "But some places like Cook County [Illinois] will not hold them at all.
Beginning in 2018, at least three Municipalities (Seattle, ... Meanwhile, employers operating in and around Cook County, Illinois, are still attempting to wade ... On the other hand, anticipated wage increases in some cities in ...

As Halloween passes, lawmakers in cities across the country should take a cue from Cook County, Illinois and give taxpayers a treat by ditching ...
Last November, election officials in a small Rhode Island town were ... real threat," said Noah Praetz, election director for Cook County, Illinois.
Nearly two-thirds of the people in jails in cities across the U.S. are there ... In Cook County, Illinois, where Chicago sits, courts now operate ...
Recently, in national news, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been fighting back against various cities that have declared themselves ...
In Cook County, Illinois, an area that includes Chicago, the temperature threshold for evictions is 15 degree, and the sheriff usually doesn't evict ...
A sign sponsored by opponents of the new Cook County, Illinois, tax on sweetened beverages is shown Aug. 22 in the soda isle of Tischler ...
Following attempts by local governments in nearby cities to tax sugary ... Local governments in Philadelphia and Cook County, Illinois, have ...
Lawmakers in Cook County, IL., which includes Chicago and more than 100 surrounding cities, towns, and villages, including Evanston (where I ...
The Justice Department has given four major U.S. cities a "last ... letters on Wednesday to the four cities as well as Cook County, Illinois, which ...
Cook County, Illinois Voters not Fooled by Soda tax's Empty Promises ... a means to convince other, less liberal Municipalities to follow their path. ... in more cities, but the failure should take some fizzle out of their future plans.
Because they harbor criminal aliens, sanctuary cities and the debate that surrounds them confound immigration law enforcement advocates.
It would ostensibly preempt paid leave laws that are popping up all over the country, including most recently paid family leave in New York and paid sick leave in various Municipalities, including Cook County, Illinois, and the state of Washington. However, its overlap with various laws, including ERISA, the ...
"The ideology that is behind many of the events and actions we see - whether a rally in a town square, a speech at a university hall or through a podcast ... Both men rose through the ranks of police -- Goldenberg in New Jersey and Florida, and Masters in Chicago and Cook County, Illinois -- and said in ...
WASHINGTON -- Detention centers to house prisoners for deportation have become a new battleground for states and cities seeking to resist the Trump administration's push to deport more immigrants. As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement gears up for President Donald Trump's promised push to ...
It is the beginning of the holiday season when we'll be going from one get-together to another to be merry with friends and family. At its core, the holiday season is about coming together to celebrate what we're thankful for. But over the past several years naughty ne'er-do-wells have sought to spoil this ...
Feds, states, cities work closely to tighten voting security ... Last November, election officials in a small Rhode Island town were ... But clearly, now it is a real threat," said Noah Praetz, election director for Cook County, Illinois.
As Halloween passes, lawmakers in cities across the country should take a cue from Cook County, Illinois and give taxpayers a treat by ditching ...
That would mean a loss of tens of millions of dollars in federal OVW grants to four major American cities and one county: Cook County, Illinois; ...
At least two of the four major U.S. cities targeted by the Justice ... Chicago and New Orleans -- as well as Cook County, Illinois, which includes ...
The party she attended was at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center in Rosemont, a town in Cook County, Illinois.
States and cities cannot enforce menu-labeling rules until Food and Drug ... Officials in Cook County, Illinois, say they have resolved a problem ...
"Congress coming back into town means things on the Russia probes kick back ... He increased ad spending in Cook County, Illinois, this past week for ... Bloomberg wants other cities to follow suit -- arguing the tax will help ...
This year Seattle, Philadelphia and Cook County, Illinois, slapped extra Excise taxes on soda and other sweetened beverages in what they ...
Where was information from towns on the county line, where residents can walk across the street to another county and buy without the heavy ...
Chicago and Cook County, Illinois, for instance, prohibit on-duty ... the Justice Department over its move to make sanctuary cities ineligible for ...
Since then, five other cities and one county have voted to introduce similar measures.The county is Cook County, Illinois, which includes ...
Several U.S. cities, such as San Francisco, Oakland, Philadelphia, and most recently Cook County Illinois (which includes the city of Chicago), ...
In a blistering speech against sanctuary cities, Sessions singled out ... domestic battery in Cook County, Illinois (where Chicago is located).
A Cook County, Illinois, judge recently dismissed a group of ... have passed new taxes on SSBs: Four California cities (Albany, Berkeley, ...
... dimensions when one considers the potential for cities to simply up ... only Seattle and Cook County, Illinois which encompasses Chicago, ...
The sting began in July, and most of the men arrested were from out of town. ... Johns Suppression Initiative, which started in Cook County, Illinois. ... arrests ranked higher than high-profile cities such as New York, Las Vegas, ...
He also has a problem with cities that don't do more to help the federal ... Chicago and Cook County, Illinois, for instance, prohibit on-duty ...
According to the Cook County, Illinois, Sheriff's Office, the Phoenix police Department made the most arrests in the national effort, with 454.


 

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