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Oklahoma Legislature overrides some vetoes, plans return

May. 27, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature spent the final day of the regular session on Friday overriding several of Gov. Kevin Stitt's vetoes, but opted not to override his veto of several key budget provisions. Instead, lawmakers plan to return in a special session next month...

Hogan vetoes 18 bills, including ballot signature measure

May. 27, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced vetoes of 18 bills Friday, including a measure that would have allowed voters who forget to sign their mail-in ballot envelope to do so after mailing it to get it counted. The Republican governor also vetoed a bill that...

Exception added to New Hampshire's 24-week abortion ban

May. 27, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's ban on late-term abortion no longer applies in cases in which the fetus has been diagnosed with “abnormalities incompatible with life.” Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill Friday adding an exception to the ban on abortions after 24 weeks...

Gov. Baker vetoes bill to expand access to driver's licenses

May. 27, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker vetoed a bill Friday that would allow immigrants in the country illegally to obtain state driver’s licenses in Massachusetts. The veto came just a day after the Massachusetts House and Senate gave final approval to the measure, sending it to...

NH court releases redistricting map that moves 5 towns

May. 27, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday released a congressional redistricting plan that moves just five towns from the state's 1st District to the 2nd, rejecting a last-minute attempt by Republicans to block its takeover of the process. Both the House and...

China and Russia veto new UN sanctions on North Korea

May. 26, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China and Russia vetoed a U.N. resolution sponsored by the United States on Thursday that would have imposed tough new sanctions on North Korea for its spate of intercontinental ballistic missile launches that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons. The vote...

Oklahoma governor vetoes key parts of legislative budget

May. 26, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday he vetoed several key pieces of a legislative budget deal, setting up a showdown with fellow Republicans in the Legislature who are expected to try and override him. Stitt told reporters at a press conference that he and...

China, Russia veto UN resolution sponsored by the United States that would impose new sanctions on North Korea

May. 26, 2022 17:07 PM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China, Russia veto UN resolution sponsored by the United States that would impose new sanctions on North Korea.

Sununu to veto congressional map, letting court take over

May. 26, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court will redraw the state’s congressional map after the Legislature's latest, last-ditch effort failed Thursday to win over Republican Gov. Chris Sununu. New Hampshire is one few states yet to finalize new U.S. House districts as...

Wisconsin GOP leader open to arming teachers in schools

May. 26, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's top legislative Republican said Thursday that he is open to the idea of arming teachers following the latest school shooting in Texas, while he dismissed as “disingenuous" an offer from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to find common ground. Assembly...