Co. board will not override Stroger's veto

June 2, 2009 (CHICAGO) A four-fifths majority is needed to override a veto.

If the commissioners had succeeded the county's portion of the sales tax would have dropped by one percent over the next two years.

Stroger has proposed a smaller tax cut, but he warns a big rollback of the tax could trigger drastic cuts to public safety and the healthcare system.

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