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Cook County Soda Tax: Retail Group Appeals Judge's Decision To Dismiss Lawsuit

The Illinois Retail Merchants Association makes another attempt to derail the penny-per-ounce tax, which is set to start Wednesday. the Il…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Aug 2

Three-quarters of suburbs have opted out of Cook County minimum wage rules

hough Cook County's minimum wage and sick leave ordinances went into effect July 1, some suburbs are still debating whether to follow them.…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jul 11

Retailers going to court to try to stop Cook County's beverage tax

by Anna Marie Kukec The Illinois Retail Merchants Association will be in Cook County circuit court Wednesday seeking to stop Cook County's…

Started by Howard Larson

1 Jun 28
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Will Cook County soda tax make you pay for the ice in your drink?

by Jake Griffin Soda and other sweetened drinks bought in Cook County are set to cost you significantly more starting Saturday. But wil…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 28

Expert: Grants, tax breaks could lure millennials to Lake County

A demographics expert on Friday told a large crowd of Lake County business representatives and elected officials that property-tax breaks a…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 26

Minimum wage, sick leave opt-outs leave patchwork of laws in Cook County

Minimum wage, sick leave opt-outs leave patchwork of laws in Cook County. Some minimum wage workers in Cook County will get a $1.75 raise…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 26

Des Plaines reverses decision, opts out of Cook County wage law

Amid intensified pressure from business owners, Des Plaines aldermen voted Monday to opt out of Cook County ordinances increasing the minim…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Jun 20

Des Plaines likely to opt out of Cook County minimum wage hike

Des Plaines 8th Ward Alderman Mike Charewicz says he's inclined to opt out of Cook County's minimum wage hike that begins July 1. While le…

Started by Howard Larson

0 May 10

Will County, Lewis U, look to hatch a new business incubator

Plans are cooking for a new business incubator which would bring the promise of development and growth to Will County area startups. Throu…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Apr 19

Elk Grove Village plans to opt out of Cook County minimum wage law

Elk Grove Village plans to opt out of a Cook County ordinance raising the minimum wage, despite earlier indications the industrial-heavy co…

Started by Howard Larson

0 Apr 13

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