Executive vetoes

August 23, 2019 - 4:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill designed to clean up a North Carolina student reading comprehension program championed for years by Republican Senate leader Phil Berger. Cooper said on Friday he vetoed the measure approved to retool the "Read to Achieve" program,...
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August 20, 2019 - 5:07 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is meeting with North Carolina public school teachers to try to build additional pressure upon Republicans to resolve the two-month budget stalemate to his liking. Cooper planned a roundtable discussion with teachers at the Executive Mansion on...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2019 file photo Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to reporters about his budget vetoes at the state Capitol in Juneau, Alaska. A group that includes a coal company chairman and a framer of Alaska's constitution is launching an effort to recall Dunleavy. The National Conference of State Legislatures says, across the country, there have been many attempts over the years to recall governors but very few have gone far enough to trigger recall elections. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
July 31, 2019 - 9:01 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A group that includes a coal company chairman and a framer of Alaska's constitution is launching an effort aimed at recalling Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy, weeks after his far-reaching budget vetoes prompted public outrage. In late June, Dunleavy announced vetoes of more than...
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President Donald Trump welcomes first responders before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 29, 2019 - 7:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate failed Monday in a bid to override a trio of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Trump's decision to sell the weapons in a...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he disembarks Air Force One upon arrival at Wheeling, W.Va., Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 24, 2019 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Secretary of State Mike...
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces that he plans to veto a GOP-backed state budget during a press conference Friday, June 28, 2019, at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP)
July 08, 2019 - 8:36 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans leading the North Carolina House have delayed a vote to attempt to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the GOP's state budget bill. The override vote scheduled for Monday evening was put off until at least Tuesday. House Republicans had been counting heads...
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Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 26, 2019 - 1:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-held Senate is poised to swiftly reject a $4.5 billion emergency bill passed by the House, and has instead teed up a vote on a similar but bipartisan alternative as Congress tries to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for...
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June 26, 2019 - 7:35 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state budget agreement drawn up by North Carolina Republicans will now be debated and voted on by legislators before heading to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper for his likely veto. The House scheduled the first of its two required votes on the proposal for Wednesday. The Senate...
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Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 25, 2019 - 10:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico...
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June 25, 2019 - 2:58 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans have rolled out a compromise state government budget that's been essentially hammered out only by them. Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore unveiled highlights of the proposal Tuesday, with a goal to vote on it later this week, then...
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