Posts Tagged: Cook County

Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor

Garbage cans line the streets in Chicagos suburbs. Lined up the way they should be. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor Or, how the Suburbs got their name. Suburban residents should have the right to vote to select Chicago’s next mayor since Chicago...

Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

Soda pop is a loss-leader for most businesses. Consumers find it and then spend more on other food. Losing pop sales not only losses pop revenues in Cook County but it also results in less spending on all food items. It's the result of Toni Preckwinkle's poor leadership

Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough Chicagoland was slammed by a few days of compressed heavy snowfall. But clearing the nearly 18 inches of snow wasn’t the...

Morrison deserves praise for ending Preckwinkle Soda Tax

Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison leads coalition to repeal repressive Preckwinkle tax on sweetened drinks and soda pop Aug. 9, 2017. Photo courtesy of Commissioner Sean Morrison

Morrison deserves praise for ending Preckwinkle Soda Tax Sean Morrison upholds the anti-tax mandate of the voters in the suburbs of Chicagoland leading the charge to repeal Cook County...

Sharon Brannigan stands up to bullying by activists

Sharon Brannigan

Sharon Brannigan stands up to bullying by activists Sharon Brannigan, a suburban Township politician who made some improper comparisons while arguing about immigration policy has suddenly become the target of...

Fleeing Cook County and Preckwinkle’s soda pop tax

Balloons ready for flight and display, lighting up the Harvard countryside with their hot air flames. Photo courtesy Ray Hanania

Fleeing Cook County and Preckwinkle’s soda pop tax Toni Preckwinkle offensive retail sales tax on sweetened drinks and soda pop is so offensive, she has managed to push me...

Morrison push for soda tax repeal gets help from Legislature

Morrison push for soda tax repeal gets help from Legislature Republican and Democratic legislators this week introduced legislation in Springfield to prohibit home rule governments from imposing taxes on...