Stories tagged: veto
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
The Spokane City Council overrode Mayor David Condon’s veto of an ordinance that would push the city to switch to completely sustainable energy by 2030 in a six-to-one vote during …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
The City Council appears to have enough votes to override the veto, which came on the eve of an international trip where city leaders will discuss their green efforts and …
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
The Legislature set aside money for a cleaning of the Capitol dome, but Gov. Jay Inslee nixed a plan to allow visitors up to the top.
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed 45 bills into law on Monday, including measures encouraging gun safety classes in Idaho schools; overhauling the state’s foster care laws; expanding suicide prevention education; …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown – but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 1:31 p.m.
Russia has vetoed a British-drafted U.N. resolution that promised action against violations of a U.N. arms embargo on Yemen and pointed to a report by experts that cited Iran as …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
The Senate left hundreds of thousands of “Dreamer” immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation’s border security.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
The mayor said he supports certain efforts to curb the role of “dark money” in politics. But, he said, the issue is better managed at the state level, and the …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Russia used its veto power on the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to block an extension of efforts by international inspectors to determine who was behind chemical weapons attacks …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has no plans to veto any of the bills passed in the recently completed legislative session.
Thu., July 27, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s spokesman suggested Thursday that Trump may veto a massively popular bill designed to restrain his ability to roll back sanctions against Russia, despite the very strong likelihood …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
The office of Poland’s president said Tuesday that he has signed into law one of three contested bills that critics say limit the independence of the judiciary.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Poland’s president vetoed part of a judicial overhaul that’s triggered one of the country’s deepest political crises since the fall of communism and touched off debate in the European Union …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court, in a 4-1 ruling Tuesday afternoon, upheld Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of legislation removing the state’s 6 percent sales tax on groceries.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
The Illinois House voted Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of a budget package, giving the state its first spending blueprint in than two years and ending the nation’s …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Proponents of a lawsuit challenging Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s veto of a contentious grocery tax repeal bill will present arguments in front of the Idaho Supreme Court on Thursday.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Montana lawmakers are voting on whether to overturn Gov. Steve Bullock’s vetoes on 10 bills they passed in the legislative session that ended in April.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday limited the issues that the state can address in its upcoming arguments over Gov. Butch Otter’s disputed veto of legislation to repeal the state’s …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a proposal that would bar doctors from performing late-term abortions and another that sought to allow lawmakers to carry concealed weapons in the Capitol and other …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has vetoed bills to restrict abortions and the governor’s use of the state airplane, along with another that would have allowed people to carry concealed weapons …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
Gov. Butch Otter is asking the Idaho Supreme Court for permission to get involved in a lawsuit challenging how long a governor has to veto legislation.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court has found several errors in a lawsuit filed by 30 lawmakers challenging Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s veto on a bill that would have repealed the state’s …
Sun., April 23, 2017
After Idaho Gov. Butch Otter vetoed a popular bill to remove the state’s 6 percent sales tax from groceries, North Idaho Sen. Steve Vick is renewing his push to change …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
group of 30 lawmakers, including some legislative leaders, are urging the Idaho Supreme Court to overturn a nearly 40-year-old ruling on when the governor can veto a bill.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Two lawmakers from eastern Idaho say Gov. Butch Otter missed the deadline to veto legislation that would have repealed the 6 percent sales tax on groceries.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
The Senate on Wednesday will kick off Congress’ attempt to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, according …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged ties to the terrorists who carried out the attacks.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
The House has approved a bipartisan bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. The measure was approved by voice vote Friday.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a gun measure Monday that would allow the concealed carry of firearms without a permit and expand residents’ rights to stand and fight against perceived …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation that would make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the …