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Missouri General Assembly Holds Historic Veto Session

Missouri General Assembly Holds Historic Veto Session

Missouri state lawmakers overturned a record ten bills during their annual veto session on September 11. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) advocacy team was on hand to monitor the session as the General Assembly voted on a total of 17 bills. Two of the more controversial bills, HB 253 (tax cut bill) and HB 436 (federal gun law nullification bill) were unsuccessful and their veto was sust

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State Lawmakers Gear Up for 2013 Veto Session


Legislators from around the state of Missouri are back in the State Capitol this week for the 2013 veto session. It’s scheduled to begin Wednesday, Sept.11. Governor Jay Nixon (D) vetoed a total of 29 bills passed by the Missouri General Assembly, and all 29 bills are expected to come up for a veto override vote. A two-thirds majority is required in both the Missouri House of Representatives and Missouri Senate to override the Governor’s veto.

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