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Veto Override

Vermont Governor Phil Scott says he hopes the state Senate will address his concerns after the House voted to override his veto of a climate bill.

Burlington City Hall
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A measure to bring ranked choice voting to Burlington will not be on November’s ballot.

Vermont House Chamber
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The Vermont House is postponing a vote on whether to override Republican Governor Phil Scott's veto of a bill that would increase the minimum wage.

Vermont Statehouse 2018
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The Vermont House has failed to override Governor Phil Scott’s first veto of the legislative session. A bill intended to give Vermont more power to regulate children's and consumer products containing unsafe chemicals was drafted following the discovery of PFOA in Bennington water wells.   It was passed by the Legislature, but Governor Scott vetoed the measure on April 16th, saying it was duplicative and could make the state less competitive.