Stories tagged: veto
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
The mayor vetoed a new law requiring City Hall to be open to the public without a time limit, saying it was redundant and drew attention from what the city …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little has issued his first veto, rejecting legislation that would have dramatically toughened the requirements to get an initiative or referendum on the ballot.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved legislation aimed at reducing the role of big money in politics, ensuring fair elections and strengthening ethics standards. But it stands little chance in …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, noon
Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Sunday he’s not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills approved by the Republican-dominated Legislature that would limit the new governor’s power.
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 …