Rauner Wins Labor Fight; Illinois House Fails OverrideGov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.
Auto Union Fuels Nixon's Funds After Right to Work VetoMo., representative says Governor Nixon accepted $50,000 for his veto of the Right to Work bill.
Missouri GOP Lawmakers Send 'Right-to-Work' Bill to GovernorMissouri Republicans used their large majorities to send a "right-to-work'' measure to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday but appear to lack the support to override an expected veto.
Missouri Senate Overrides Veto of Welfare LimitsMissouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri's limits among the lowest in the nation.
Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent"I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn't want to leave," English said. "I'm still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won't have to worry."
Nixon Releases More Than $5.6M in Frozen FundsGov. Jay Nixon has released more than $5.6 million in state funds he had frozen earlier, saying the move was possible because Missouri gained jobs in September.
Nixon Criticizes Missouri Tax Cut Veto OverrideMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a tax cut enacted despite his veto is a "very real threat'' to the state's principles of fiscal discipline.
GOP Members Face Name Calling After Voting No On Tax Cut BillAfter what some are calling a "historic" veto session a few Missourians are disappointed a major income tax bill did not make it through the Republican supermajority.
Lawmakers Vote To Override Nixon On Mo. Farm BillThe Senate voted 23-10 on Wednesday to override the veto. Later, the House voted 111-50 to override.
Legislature Overrides Mo. Veto On Health CareAn initial House override vote fell short. The chamber later reconsidered and approved an override 109-52. Senators voted to override 25-9 on Wednesday.
Lawmakers Vote To Override Mo. Foster Care BillThe Senate voted 25-9 on Wednesday. The House approved the override 109-52, which is the minimum needed to override a veto.
Lawmakers Override Nixon On Mo. Voting BillSenators voted 31-3 on Wednesday to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto. House members voted 125-32 to override.
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