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Todd Stroger Sales Tax

Toni Preckwinkle Says 2012 Earliest She Would Roll Back County Sales Tax

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Cook County Board President candidate Toni Preckwinkle said today that she won't eliminate the rest of a controversial county sales tax inc...

Toni Preckwinkle: Sales Tax Roll Back Wouldn't Happen Until 2012

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It seems that campaign promises are made to be broken. But at least Democratic nominee for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is letting peo...

Third Time's A Charm For County Sales Tax Rollback?

Chicago Public Radio | Tony Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County commissioners may once again try to cut the sales tax this week....

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...

Cook County Sales Tax Roll Back Passes In 12-5 Vote

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Cook County Board voted 12-5 Tuesday to roll back 0.5 percent of the county sales tax....

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....

Deborah Sims Gets Racist Death Threats Over Vote To Uphold Stroger Tax Hike (VIDEO)

NBC Chicago | STEVE BRYANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Deborah Sims said today she was threatened with physical harm concerning her vote on a recent tax issue. View more news vide...

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...

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...

County Board Strikes Deal For Partial Sales Tax Rollback

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

Cook County commissioners hammered out a deal Monday to roll back half of the penny-on-the-dollar sales tax increase pushed through a year ago....

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...

Cook County Sales Tax Hike Stays As Override Of Stroger's Veto Fails, New Repeal Passed

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County's unpopular 1 percentage point sales tax increase is sticking around, at least for now. County commissioners did not must...

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 ...

Peraica Uses Twitter To Rebuke Stroger On County Budget Cuts

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica defied Board President Todd Stroger's claim that his critics have no solutions to the county's budget woes by of...

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 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 ...