CHICAGO — Why did the consumers cross the road?
Effects Of Water Surcharge Unclear
Why did the consumers cross the road? If they happen to live close to Chicago's city limits, it may have been to save more than $2 on a case of bottled water. A new 5-cent surcharge is being applied to individual bottles of water sold in Chicago and is inflating the cost of a typical case by about 30%. The tax, which went into effect Jan. 1, was designed by Chicago's Mayor Richard Daley to