Judge Issues Temporary Order Halting Sweetened Beverage Tax, County Files Appeal - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to visit Palatine in the near future. Related Stories. Related: Bubbling Over. Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017 6:30 pm. Judge Issues Temporary Order Halting Sweetened Beverage Tax, County Files ...

Judge cans soda tax for now with temporary restraining order - Chicago Sun-Times

A Cook County judge on Friday put a temporary halt on the county's sweetened beverage tax. The tax – an additional penny-per-ounce on sweetened beverages – was to have gone into effect on Saturday. The Illinois Retail Merchants Association filed a ...

Illinois judge halts sugary drink tax hours before implementation - Reuters

CHICAGO An Illinois judge on Friday halted implementation of a measure that would have made Chicago the latest U.S. city to tax sweetened drinks, saying a lawsuit filed by retailers to block it must run its course. Cook County Circuit Court Judge ...

Cook County Beverage Tax Delayed - Progressive Grocer

A penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverage in Illinois' largest county has been put temporarily on hold on the eve of going into effect, after a group of retailers sued to halt it. Friday's court ruling came days after the Illinois Retail Merchants ...

Judge halts Cook County's 'soda tax' - Chicago Daily Herald

A Cook County judge Friday blocked the implementation of Cook County's controversial penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened drinks that was set to start Saturday. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. County officials have projected the tax would raise ...

'Pop Tax' Set To Begin Saturday Blocked By Cook County Judge - DNAinfo

DOWNTOWN — A Cook County judge Friday blocked Cook County's sweetened beverage tax that had been set to add a penny per ounce to the cost of sweetened bottled drinks starting Saturday. After announcing the temporary block — which runs at least ...

Illinois Judge Halts Cook County Soda Tax, For Now - Courthouse News Service

CHICAGO (CN) – A Cook County judge put a temporary stop Friday to the county's sweetened-beverage tax, which was set to take effect Saturday and would have hiked the price of sugary drinks by 50 percent. Granting a temporary restraining order against ...

Who's right about the 'ice tax'? Me or Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle? - Chicago Tribune

A new beverage tax takes effect in Cook County on July 1. (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune). (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune). Eric Zorn. In a letter to the editor in Friday's Tribune objecting to a recent Tribune editorial about the still-pending ...

Judge Blocks Cook County Soda Tax - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

A new penny-per-ounce sugary drink tax will not take effect in Cook County on Saturday. Cook County District Court Judge Daniel Kubasiak blocked the implementation of the tax as a lawsuit goes forward, after representatives of the Illinois Retail ...

Judge blocks Cook County beverage tax - CLTV

CHICAGO — A Cook County judge has taken the fizz out of the proposed beverage tax which was supposed to take effect Saturday. On Friday, the judge issued a temporary restraining order which will block the tax from going into effect. The County Board ...

Judge bars implementation of proposed sugary beverages tax - Charlotte Observer

An Illinois judge on Friday temporarily halted the implementation of Cook County's sweetened beverage tax, which is opposed by retailers. Judge Daniel Kubasiak granted a temporary restraining order requested by the Illinois Retail Merchants Association ...

Sugary drink tax postponed by judge until at least July 12 - WLS-TV

A judge has blocked implementation of Cook County's penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages. It was set to go into effect Saturday. Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak on Friday granted a temporary restraining order requested by the Illinois Retail ...

Judge Temporarily Blocks Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax - CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cook County judge has agreed to temporarily block a new sweetened beverage tax, handing a victory to retailers who claim it is unconstitutional. Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak agreed to issue a temporary restraining order preventing ...

Judge blocks Cook County soda pop tax - Chicago Tribune

After a retail group and several grocers filed a lawsuit, a judge put a temporary hold on Cook County's soda tax, which was set to go into effect on Saturday. Above, shoppers browse the soda aisle at Pete's Fresh Market in Chicago. (Phil Velasquez ...

List of laws taking effect July 1 in Cook County and Illinois - WGN-TV

The new law requires employers in Cook County to provide paid sick time to employees, as well as carry-over unused sick days to the next year. Some human resources executives said tracking the carry-over days is what gets cumbersome. About 40 percent ...

Property taxes described as most critical issue for 2018 elections - Chicago City Wire

A recently revealed disparity in Chicago-area property taxes proves the system is corrupt and should be the prevailing issue in the 2018 elections, a radio show producer said recently. "Because it's about your home," "Illinois Rising" producer Joe ...