House Vote To Override Governor’s Budget Veto Fails By 5 Votes

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June 19, 2018  

June 19, 2018  



This afternoon, House Republicans (some of whom initially voted for the same budget they voted to reject today) voted as a block to stop an override of Governor Scott’s budget veto. Because there were no GOP defections, the vote was 90-51 to override, but, sadly, that is still 5 measly votes short of the 2/3 needed to spare Vermonters a lot of pain come July 1.

View The Roll Call Vote Here

VSEA thanks it’s members, retirees and supporters for your recent calls to targeted GOP lawmakers, who obviously care more about partisan politics than they do about the well being of Vermont and Vermonters.

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