In early November, Webb, 38, was charged with seven campaign finance law violations and one count of felony stealing.
The Senate voted 24-10 on Wednesday to override Nixon’s veto. The House did not vote on the bill after an earlier vote on similar legislation fell shy of the needed two-thirds majority.
Senators voted 23-10 on Wednesday to override. The House supported the override 108-53, but that is one vote short of the needed two-thirds majority.
Senators supported the override 24-6 on Wednesday. It fell short of the needed two-thirds majority in the House, where legislators supported the override 107-53.
Senators supported the override 25-9 on Wednesday. But the House vote of 90-71 fell well short of the two-thirds majority required to override a veto.
Missouri House Republicans sided with Majority Leader John Diehl, of Town and Country, who had been challenged by Rep. Caleb Jones, of California, Mo.
The 109-49 House vote met the bare minimum needed for a veto override, but the legislation still must get a two-thirds majority in the Senate for it to become law.
“I think it’s going to go right down to the wire,” says Rep. Mike Colona, D-St. Louis. As for the Missouri Senate, Sen. Joe Keaveny hopes the Senate doesn’t even bring the bill up for a vote.
The attorney argued the subpoenas impose an unreasonable burden by providing too little notice and taking the employees away from important work.
A special committee has been charged with commissioning an independent study to provide a “comprehensive analysis of the taxation and governance issues.”