Skip to comments.N.C. Senate overrides all 6 vetoes (corrupt RAT gov Perdue now LOVES offshore drilling)
Posted on 07/14/2011 10:06:17 AM PDT by Libloather
N.C. Senate overrides all 6 vetoes
Action against Perdue may be just a message. There's no guarantee the House will do the same.
By Craig Jarvis and Lynn Bonner
Posted: Thursday, Jul. 14, 2011
RALEIGH In quick order and with little debate, the state Senate overrode all six vetoes of its bills on Wednesday, sending Gov. Bev Perdue a clear - if not necessarily effective - message.
Although the Republican-controlled Senate flexed its muscles, successful overrides aren't guaranteed in the House and so might amount to no more than an opportunity to make a political statement. After the votes, Phil Berger, Senate president pro tem, told reporters that many of the bills were meant to help the economy.
"We've heard a chorus of 'Where's the jobs legislation? Where's the jobs legislation?' " Berger said. "We passed jobs legislation and then the governor vetoes a number of them. ... I think that's a strong message."
Yet it wasn't all party politics. Several of the overrides passed with Democratic support, reflecting a difference of opinion among Democrats over the governor's rationale for some of her vetoes.
(Excerpt) Read more at charlotteobserver.com ...
Perdue writes letters on offshore exploration
RALEIGH -- Gov. Bev Perdue has written letters to show she's committed to offshore energy exploration that creates North Carolina jobs and royalties, although she recently vetoed a bill on the topic.
I’d say the chances of the overrides passing are pretty darn good....and that’s a good thing.
so theres earl off the NC coast? who knew?