On the eve of the biennial session adjournment, the House held a successful vote to override the Governor’s all-too-familiar veto; this time on hydraulic fracturing legislation. This long-awaited bill, SB 820, passed through the General Assembly with bi-partisan support in order to bring strong, energy-focused legislation to the people of North Carolina. During this hallmark [...]
The General Assembly will re-convene today to consider voting to override several of Gov. Perdue’s vetoes as well as drawing new district maps. They are expected to be in town about two weeks. Check out the Civitas Institute for a rundown of six vetoes state lawmakers will (or should) consider for an override.