Illinois Governor Vetoes Prison Room and Board LawsuitThey proposed the legislation saying the practice is unfair, overly punitive and Illinois collects less from the lawsuits than it costs to pursue them.
Clerk: Some 700,000 Illinois Voters Have Outdated AddressesAutomatic voter registration supporters say Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto means headaches for 700,000 potential Illinois voters.
Rauner Vetoes Construction-Wage, Homecare-Worker Pay HikesThe Illinois State Chamber of Commerce applauded Friday's veto.
Missouri Governor Vetoes Photo ID Voting RequirementMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Thursday that would have required voters to show photo identification at the polls.
Nixon: Doesn't Make Sense Throw Out Recent, Carefully Crafted Gun RegulationsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon is confident his veto of gun legislation will survive the challenge of September's veto session.
Illinois House Fails to Override Veto of Union BillDemocrats failed to override Rauner's veto of a similar bill last year.
Gov. Rauner Vetoes Illinois Union Arbitration Bill``My action today defends taxpayers who are being denied their voice at the bargaining table,'' Rauner said in his veto.
Missouri Lawmakers Undo Veto to Enact School Funding MeasureBipartisan supporters of the change say meeting funding goals outlined without the cap wasn't feasible.
Nixon Vetoes Missouri Legislation to Cap School Funding GoalMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a measure Wednesday that would cap the targets state government uses to fund public K-12 schools, chiding legislators for approving a ``broken promise'' to students he said will pave the way for them to enact more tax breaks.
Missouri Legislature Passes Bill to Cap School Funding GoalThe House voted 116-38 Tuesday to send the bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, who has said he opposes the move and appears apt to veto it.
Gov. Rauner Vetoes MAP Grant, Community College Funding PlanIllinois Democrats approved a plan in January to provide $324 million to community colleges and $397 million to the Monetary Award Program.
Nixon Believes Bill Against Earnings Tax to Fall ShortGovernor Nixon has some words of comfort for St. Louis budget planners afraid the legislature might try to get rid of the city earnings tax.