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Preckwinkle Pushes for 'Sin Tax' Increase

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    In the proposed 2012 budget, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle called for a hike in the alcohol tax to generate as much as $10.9 million a year in additional revenue. "The cost of alcohol will go down because we've reduced the sales tax," Preckwinkle said.