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.
The Latest on the Missouri Legislative SessionLawmakers have rejected an effort to make Missouri the 26th right-to-work state.
Unemployment Bill Could End in Legal Battle Between Nixon, The SenateNixon believed his veto of a bill to cut employment benefits passed last spring because the Senate did not vote.
Iran Deal Will Survive in Congress Despite GOP OppositionIsrael also has railed against the deal, arguing that its conditions would keep Iran perilously close to developing nuclear weapons.
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.

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