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Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin
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The controversial Cook County soda pop tax now has a likely expiration date of Dec. 1, with enough commissioners backing its repeal to override a veto by Board President Toni Preckwinkle.

Twelve of the board’s 17 commissioners have now signed on to the repeal ordinance, slated for a key test vote on Tuesday. It takes 11 votes to override a veto.

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin joined Dan and Amy with a progress report on the effort to repeal the Cook County Soda Tax: