Chicagoans to Pay New Water Tax

Bottles of water now cost a nickel more thanks to a new tax. Proponents say the tax will help push people to use tap water and fill the city's coffers. The bottled water industry groups say they're considering a lawsuit.

Adriene Hill of Chicago Public Radio reports.



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