Violence tax on guns, ammo being considered by Cook Co. President Toni Preckwinkle, report says
October 9, 2012 (CHICAGO) -- Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is reportedly considering a violence tax.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports she may try to tax guns and ammunition sold in the city and suburbs to raise money for the cash-strapped county.
Preckwinkle's chief of staff says the plan could help raise money and reduce violence.
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