Boykin Blasts Cook County Beverage Tax, Calls it a ‘Bad Deal’

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During a town hall meeting he co-hosted in Broadview on Saturday. Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) blasted a tax hike that adds a penny per ounce to the retail sale of sweetened drinks in the county. The measure was passed by the Cook County board last November, with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle … Continue reading Boykin Blasts Cook County Beverage Tax, Calls it a ‘Bad Deal’