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 … Click to Continue »
A federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order barring Fairfax County police from publicly identifying an officer involved in a fatal shooting. Court documents show the judge in U.S. … Click to Continue »
CHICAGO (Reuters) - 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 officials warn that a 10 percent budget cut is possible if a judge doesn't allow a sweetened beverage tax to take effect by August. The county is counting … Click to Continue »
Sparing Prickwrinkle the wrath of actual taxpayers for a moment : 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...