Nixon has scheduled a news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss vetoes of several bills approved by the Legislature this year.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will veto legislation seeking to overhaul a law that requires unaccredited school districts to pay costs for students to transfer to better-performing nearby schools.
Rep. Keith English was removed from four House committees Wednesday by House Minority Leader Jake Hummel.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a tax cut enacted despite his veto is a “very real threat” to the state’s principles of fiscal discipline.
The Senate’s 23-8 party-line vote was just enough to meet the constitutional requirement of a two-thirds majority.
An override would require a two-thirds vote of both the House and Senate.
This year, we’ve seen a new legislative strategy evolve to deal with vetoes by the governor.
A Missouri Senate panel is taking up legislation that would send federal agents to jail for enforcing federal gun control laws in the state.
Some legislative supporters concede that mistakes in the wording of the two biggest vetoed bills cost them the chance to override one if not both measures.
After 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.