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Cook County Alcohol Tax

Cook County Budget Approved: Layoffs, Tax Hikes, Fees Ahead

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

After an all-day meeting, the Cook County Board early Friday evening approved the county's 2012 budget by a vote of 16-1. The $2.9 billion spending...

Alcohol Tax Hike OKed By County Board

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Updated story A proposal increasing alcohol taxes by 50 percent in Cook County was approved Monday by the county board, even as some feared the add...

Cook County Could Raise Alcohol Tax By 50 Percent

Posted 01.10.2012 | Chicago

Citing concerns about alcohol abuse, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday announced a plan that would increase alcohol taxes by 5...