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Saturday, March 17, 2018
The Cook County tax on sweetened beverages could lead to a $1.3 billion loss in economic activity, according to Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford), who has sponsored legislation to repeal the measure, according to a press release.
After two years without a budget and a failed attempt to compromise on a "grand bargain," some in Illinois are asking whether bankruptcy is a viable way out of the state's financial morass.