05/26/2010 07:09 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Stroger Vetoes Limits On Pay Raises

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger wielded his veto stamp this week on a measure he believes is another effort to erode his power.

The measure called for the county board to approve raises -- even pay cuts -- for employees exempt from a court order banning political hiring and firing in city and county government.

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