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Senate Review: Working to resolve unemployment claim problems


While the Senate adjourned on May 15 by passing Senate Concurrent Resolution 12, we allowed ourselves the ability to come back to the Capitol and override any additional vetoes the governor may have handed down. Unfortunately, we did have to reconvene this past Friday to handle this business and ensure a couple of bills become law.

Overriding a veto takes a two-thirds majority in both chambers, meaning there must be 68 “yes” votes in the House and 32 in the Senate. Any veto action we took was made with very careful consideration.

Two of the measures the governor vetoed that we subsequ...

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