How Preckwinkle’s Pop Tax Battle Continues to Bubble Over

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

In this on Aug. 22, 2017 photo, Matt Gill, manager of Tischler Finer Foods in Brookfield, Ill., poses for a photo in the soda isle of the store. Gill says the new Cook County tax on sweetened beverages has reduced sales as customers go elsewhere to buy soda and other drinks. The tax also could carry a political price for county board President Toni Preckwinkle and others who voted for it. (AP Photo by Sara Burnett)

Chicago Tribune city hall reporter Hal Dardick stops by. Hal and Rick talk about the latest on the fate of the controversial penny-per-ounce sweetened beverage tax and its chief supporter, a re-election seeking Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. They also talk about County Commissioner Richard Boykin’s decision not to challenge her.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.