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Stroger Veto

Stroger Vetoes Limits On Pay Raises

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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 ...

Cook County Veto Override: Quinn Signs Bill Weakening Stroger

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a measure making it easier for Cook County commissioners to override County Board President Todd Stroger, who has...

Stroger Vetoes Cook County Sales Tax Cut For 4th Time

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a week after the Cook County Board voted yet again to roll back a portion of the county sales tax, Board President Todd Stroger today delive...

Less Money For Healthcare: Stroger Warns, 'Some People Will Die Needlessly'

Chicago Sun-Times | LISA DONOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It has been said there are only two things certain in this life: taxes and death....

Stroger Was For Override Reform Before He Was Against It

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger, who vehemently opposes legislation to reduce the number of votes needed to override his vetoes, supported th...

Stroger Plans 11th Hour Veto Of Sales Tax Cut

Chicago Sun-Times | LISA DONOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A defiant Cook County Board President Todd Stroger says he'll wait until the 11th hour to veto a sales tax rollback commissioners approved this week....

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....

Stroger Vetoes Cook County Sales Tax Cut

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger late Thursday night vetoed the County Board's decision earlier this week to cut the county's portion of the s...

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...

Quigley: Make It Easier To Override County President's Veto

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an interview this morning on WLS' Don Wade & Roma Morning Show, the former commissioner criticized the county code requirement that a four-fifths m...

Stroger's Tax Repeal Veto Unlikely To Be Overridden

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County commissioners trying to roll back the sales tax increase championed by board President Todd Stroger say they are unlikely to override his ...

Bill Making It Easier To Override Cook County President's Vetoes Languishes

Chicago Tribune | Eric Zorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Who shoved Illinois Senate Bill 1868 into the grave? It proposes a very simple, very sensible and very timely reform to the state law governing counti...

Stroger Veto Override: Lawmakers Look To Make It Easier

Daily Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two suburban Democratic state lawmakers wants to make it easier for county commissioners to override future vetoes by the county board president....

Stroger Slams Critics, Defends Tax Repeal Veto

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger today vigorously defended his veto of a sales-tax rollback and attacked his County Board critics, who he said...

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 ...