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1 month ago
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General Assembly overrides veto; Small parties laud NC ballot access law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The Latest on the North Carolina legislature deciding whether to (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Small political parties in North Carolina are praising legislation that will make it easier for them to field candidates up and down the ballot. Leaders of the Libertarian Party, Green Party and Constitution Party in North […]
2 months ago
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Legislature could override Gov. Cooper’s veto

The legislature could override a bill vetoed by the governor come October. On Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed House Bill 56, amending various environmental laws and including some measures to address GenX.
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2 months ago
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Exclusive interview with Gov. Cooper on veto of bill addressing GenX

A bill addressing concerns about GenX is getting a veto from the governor.
Gov. Roy Cooper visits Wilmington on March 14, 2017. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
3 months ago
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Gov. Cooper adds 2 more bills to legislature’s agenda with vetoes

Gov. Roy Cooper has put reconsidering two more vetoed bills on the agenda of the North Carolina legislature this month.
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4 months ago
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Expect little on vetoes when lawmakers return to Raleigh

The North Carolina General Assembly is returning Thursday from a five-week hiatus, but don't expect them to consider overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes, their mandated reason for coming back to Raleigh for at least one day.
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5 months ago
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Cooper issues 6th veto, signs Sunday alcohol bill

Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed legislation that directed North Carolina regulators to approve spraying liquid collected under landfills into the air, saying it puts specific technology above possibly better options for health and safety.
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5 months ago
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NC lawmakers finish budget veto override

The Republican-controlled General Assembly has made good on its promise to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the two-year state budget.
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5 months ago
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Governor to veto North Carolina budget; override likely

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says he will veto the state budget put on his desk by Republican lawmakers.
7 months ago
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NC General Assembly halfway to veto override on court size

North Carolina's House has voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation that reduces the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals.
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7 months ago
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Cooper vetoes GOP bills on elections, judges

New North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed two Republican bills - one that tries again to shift authority away from Cooper to administer elections and a second that would prevent him from filling upcoming appeals court vacancies.