Legislature overrides death penalty bill veto
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 3:35pm.

The Legislature is cancelling Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of legislation rolling back a state law giving North Carolina's death row prisoners a method to seek a reduced sentence because of racial bias.

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NC fracking bill one step closer to law on override
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 2:14pm.

The Senate has voted to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of a bill that would authorize fracking in North Carolina, but the House still must go along to cancel her objections to the measure on environmental and other concerns.

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Dalton, McCrory dislike Perdue's veto on fracking
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 12:35pm.

Gubernatorial nominee Walter Dalton says he disagrees with fellow Democrat Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a bill that would authorize a form of shale gas exploration in North Carolina called fracking.

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Brisson, Hill set to join Republicans to override Perdue's budget veto
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:14pm.

Republicans in the General Assembly will need some help from across the aisle to override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of the state budget, and it looks like they may already have half the votes they need from our area.

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Perdue vetoing Republican budget adjustments
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:24am.

video North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue is vetoing the Republican budget bill for the second year in a row. Perdue announced her decision Friday on the budget adjustments for the coming year that's been on her desk since last week.

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Perdue vetoes death penalty bias law rollback
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:39pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue is vetoing legislation that rolls back a landmark North Carolina law allowing death row inmates to prove their sentence resulted from racial bias. Perdue's veto on Thursday is the second time she's stepped in to defend the Racial Justice Act.

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House overrides Perdue veto of student loan opt-out
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/14/2012 - 2:19pm.

The House has overridden a veto by Gov. Bev Perdue on legislation to give all North Carolina community colleges the ability to decline to offer certain low-interest federal student loans.

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NC lawmakers override another Perdue veto
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/05/2012 - 8:52am.

The Republican-led Legislature has overridden Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a bill that eliminates the ability of North Carolina's largest teachers' group to have dues deducted directly from teacher paychecks.

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New NC abortion restrictions take effect Wednesday
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 6:17am.

New abortion restrictions in North Carolina are set to take effect without a key portion of the measure which focused upon ultrasounds for pregnant women.

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Abortion restrictions become NC law after veto override
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/28/2011 - 1:12pm.

Women seeking abortions in North Carolina will be required to wait 24 hours and receive state-mandated counseling and an ultrasound before a procedure.

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