Nixon warns against expected veto overrides by Missouri lawmakers

Gov. Jay Nixon is speaking out against plans by lawmakers to override several vetoes he made earlier this year.

He told reporters at the Missouri State Fair that tax breaks sought by GOP leaders could deprive the state of much-needed revenue, saying the money “(is) going to have to come out of other things that we’re spending money on,” such as schools and law enforcement.

He also addressed concerns about overriding his vetoes of legislation dealing with guns and voter ID.

Missouri’s veto session is scheduled for Sept. 14.

Read more: St. Louis Public Radio


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