The legal wrangling over the county’s soda tax seems far from over, as both sides–Cook County and the Illinois Retail Merchants Association–filed motions in Cook County Circuit and Appellate Courts Monday. IRMA filed a motion to appeal Friday’s ruling that allowed the tax to go forward. The county countered with a motion seeking damages, about $17 million in revenue it says it lost out on collecting because a judge delayed the effective July 1st date to today.

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