Chicago Style: The Soda Tax

Date(s) - 02/21/18
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

University of Chicago Institute of Politics

Hosted by
Institute of Politics

Chicago Style: The Soda Tax (OFF THE RECORD)

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Join the IOP and Paul Douglas Institute (PDI) for an off-the-record panel conversation on soda taxes. Bringing together soda tax experts and building on research conducted by the PDI, the panel will focus on lessons learned from the Cook County tax, the health issues surrounding soda consumption, and the future of soda taxes in Chicago and elsewhere.

Featuring political strategist Larry Tramutola.

Chicago Style is a student-led event series that delves deeply into the big issues of Chicago and Illinois politics. Past speakers have included prominent local elected officials, policymakers, political operatives, journalists, and community organizers.