Commissioner Larry Suffredin, D-Evanston, was alone in voting to keep it.
The Cook County Board's finance committee has voted to repeal a penny-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugary drinks that has riled many Chicago-area residents.
The tax prompted lawsuits, a warning from a federal agency that IL could lose millions in funding for food stamp benefits and complaints of plummeting sales from store owners.
The tax will remain in place through the end of the county's current fiscal year, and will go away beginning December 1. The tax went into effect on August 2, and has faced public backlash fueled by a repeal campaign funded by the American Beverage Association.
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Cook County, which includes Chicago, became the largest jurisdiction in the U.S.to enact the tax on sugary and artificially sweetened beverages when the board approved it in November with Board President Toni Preckwinkle as the deciding vote.
Supporters of the movement which involve many top public health groups former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have promoted the taxes as a symbol to combat obesity while also erecting earnings for confined administration. For instance, he said, a sweet bottled drink would be taxed while a similar beverage from a barista would be exempt.
"It means we will have a $200 million hole in our budget and we're really challenged in terms of delivering health care services, and our criminal justice reforms", Preckwinkle said in an interview with the Herald Tuesday.
Preckwinkle has not said whether she will veto the repeal measure. San Francisco and Seattle will impose similar taxes January 1.
Rosier had an all-or-nothing performance after finishing 19 of 44 for 254 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. He is the first Hurricanes receiver since Reggie Wayne in 2000 to grab a TD pass in each of Miami's first four games.
On Tuesday, three US officials confirmed that a US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea . In recent weeks, North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan and conducted its sixth nuclear test, all in defiance of U.N.
Rookie running back Leonard Fournette carried the ball 28 times for 181 yards and two touchdowns as the Jaguars improved to 3-2. Chris Reed is also an important player for the offense in the game against the Steelers as the first right guard backup.
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Janette Henry says Ms Danley was her stepmother 30 years ago after she married Ms Henry's father in Australia. Through her lawyer, Danley insisted she thought this was Paddock's way of preparing her for a breakup.
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TMZ revealed that the man booked two rooms-as he did in Vegas-at the Blackstone, a luxury hotel on Chicago's tony S. Lombardo said he didn't know what Paddock intended with the explosives and wouldn't elaborate on getaway plans.
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