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Tag Archives: Veto

Texas Governor Sued Over Defunding Of Legislature

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas House Democrats are asking the state’s Supreme Court to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of a budget provision that funds the Legislature, charging that his action was unconstitutional. The suit argues that Abbott’s veto, which could lead to about 2,000 legislative staffers not being paid for two years, violates …

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Kansas Governor Vetoes Two Republican Election Bills

Governor Laura Kelly vetoed two Republican-backed election bills on Friday. House Bill 2332 and House Bill 2183, would have limited individuals from delivering 10 ballots during each election and the Governor, Secretary of State, or the courts would have been banned from changing election rules. “Although Kansans have cast millions …

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President Trump Vetoes Defense Bill

President Donald Trump vetoed the $741 billion defense bill, sending Congress into overtime to override his veto. “My administration has taken strong actions to help keep our Nation safe and support our service members,” President Trump wrote in a message. “I will not approve this bill, which would put the …

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