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Cook County Sales Tax Repeal

Quinn Backs Repeal Of Stroger's Sales Tax Increase

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Add Gov. Pat Quinn to the list of those backing a Springfield move to dump Cook County Board President Todd Stroger's controversial penny-per-dollar s...

Commissioners Override Stroger Veto, Roll Back Sales Tax

NBC Chicago | ANDREW GREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioners voted 12 to 5 to override Board President Todd Stroger's controversial veto of a half-penny sales tax rollback. ...

Quinn Backs Cook Sales Tax Repeal, Expects Veto Override

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he thinks Cook County Commissioners will rollback county board President Todd Stroger's sales tax....

County Sales Tax Hike Stays As Board Again Fails To Block Veto

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County commissioners today couldn't make their roll back of the county's controversial sales tax stick, failing by one vote to override Board Pre...

Sales Tax Rollback Stands A Chance After Mell Reversal

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It turns out there may yet be a new Cook County commissioner in time for a key vote next Tuesday on rolling back the sales tax increase supported by b...

Cook County Board Passes Partial Sales Tax Rollback, Can They Override Stroger Veto?

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A deal to partially roll back Cook County's highest-in-the-nation sales tax overwhelmingly passed Tuesday, the third time the County Board has voted t...

Deal To Cut County Sales Tax Delayed Again

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

That pending deal to cut the Cook County sales tax has hit another bump and apparently won't make it to a County Board vote until at least later in Ju...

County Board Close To Deal On Partial Sales Tax Rollback: Crain's

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After months of extremely contentious debate, it looks like the Cook County Board finally is closing in on a deal to partially repeal the big sales ta...

Sales Tax Hike Stands As County Board Again Fails To Override Stroger Veto

Chicago Public Radio | Tony Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County commissioners' attempts to cut the sales tax have once again fallen flat. They failed to override another veto from County Board President...

Stroger Vetoes Sales Tax Repeal, Again

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As he previously promised, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger today vetoed the latest attempt by commissioners to rollback last year's sales tax...

Stroger Vetoing Sales Tax Repeal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County President Todd Stroger is vetoing a move by commissioners to repeal a 1 percentage point sales tax increase because he say...

Stroger Expected To Wait On Sales Tax Veto Decision

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Spokesmen in Stroger's camp indicated he likely won't make a decision until Monday on whether to block a rollback of last year's 1-percentage-point sa...

Stroger Hedging On Sales Tax Veto Threat

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thrown to the political wolves by the powerful Daley family, embattled Cook County Board President Todd Stroger now says he might not veto a surprise ...

Mayor Daley Backs Sales Tax Repeal: Tax Hike 'Very Detrimental'

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley said today he agreed with the Cook County Board's vote to repeal its 1-percentage-point sales tax increase, saying the hike had a ...

Cook County Board Votes To Repeal Sales Tax Increase, Stroger To Veto

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County Board has voted 12-3 to repeal a 1 percent sales tax enacted last year, but the move could be short-lived. Cook County...