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County Board poised to can 'pop tax;' controversial tax rollout could also prompt rulemaking reform

The Cook County Record Oct. 7, 2017, 1:03am

With signs indicating the Cook County Board is poised to soon repeal the unpopular "pop tax," a Cook County commissioner has also set the stage to rewrite the rules by which county administrators can go about creating rules to collect taxes and impose regulations, potentially addressing a major complaint of businesses in the wake of the county's controversy-plagued rollout of the tax this summer.