McCrory issues 3rd veto as NC governor
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 2:33pm.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has quickly vetoed a bill with several small unemployment insurance changes because he didn't like how legislators altered the terms of a board he appoints to consider the appeals of benefits.

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UPDATED: General Assembly overrides Gov. McCrory's vetoes; Governor disappointed
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 4:47pm.

video The legislation requires drug-testing for welfare recipients and creates a wider exemption for employers to calculate whether they must access a federal database to determine the legal status of new hires.

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NC lawmakers returning to decide on veto overrides
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 8:14am.

videoThe North Carolina General Assembly is returning to work to consider whether to override Gov. Pat McCrory's first two vetoes.

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McCrory may benefit from vetoes no matter outcome
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 9:38am.

videoThe North Carolina legislature returns to Raleigh on Tuesday to determine whether it will override Gov. Pat McCrory's first two vetoes.

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Farmers, sheriffs try to influence NC veto outcome
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 11:43am.

Farmers and sheriffs are trying to influence North Carolina legislators before they consider a veto next week on a bill involving a federal database to ensure that new employees can legally work in the country.

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NC legislature meets next month to consider vetoes
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 3:15pm.

videoGov. Pat McCrory has scheduled the session when the North Carolina lawmakers will return to Raleigh to consider overriding his first two vetoes on bills related to immigration and drug testing for welfare applicants.

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Gov. McCrory vetoes drug testing for welfare, E-Verify exemption
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 12:28pm.

videoThe first two vetoes by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory block a requirement that certain welfare applicants be tested for drugs before receiving benefits and an immigration-related measure.

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Perdue says she's proud of voter ID veto
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 3:43pm.

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says vetoing a bill that would have required photo identification to vote at the polls is one of her proudest accomplishments as governor.

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Hamilton defends vote against fracking veto
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 4:16pm.

video A state representative from Wilmington is defending her vote that helped override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a bill on fracking. The vote is also earning Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-18th District) a lot of criticism.

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