The Last Showdown
- Texas Legislators Cannot Override Vetoed Bills. Wentworth, Jeff // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);7/4/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 27, p14
The article discusses the inability of Texas legislators to nullify a bill after a legislature has adjourned.
- Holding the Line. // Time;9/6/1982, Vol. 120 Issue 10, p31
The article reports on the supplemental appropriations bill worth 14.2 billion dollars which was vetoed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan. It states that the decision of President Reagan was approved by the U.S. Congress. It is stated that the bill was intended to provide additional funds for the...
- House Spending Bills Draw Veto Threats. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/25/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 23, p77
The article reports on the status of fiscal 2008 appropriations bills in the U.S. House of Representative. Port and rail security grants as well as most military construction accounts in the two spending bills are over 2007 levels. Democrats led by Appropriations Chairman David Obey wanted to...
- Getting Restless. // Time;6/26/1950, Vol. 55 Issue 26, p18
The article presents an update on pending legislation prior to the adjournment of sessions by the U.S. Congress on August 5, 1950. It mentions that the Congress is working to pass six bills with full Republican party cooperation which includes the expansion of social security, the...
- Harkin to tie stem cell research to spending bill. Soraghan, Mike // Hill;6/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 72, p7
The article reports on the plan of Senator Tom Harkin to attach the pro-research legislation to the spending bill being developed by his Appropriations Labor Subcommittee in the U.S. House Appropriations Chairman Dave Obey has been working to establish a veto-proof majority for the bill by...
- Domestic Budget Is Stalemated. Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason; Cohn, Peter // National Journal;12/8/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 49, p51
The article reports on the veto facing an omnibus appropriations bill of U.S. Congressional Democrats from the administration of President George W. Bush as a result of their differences. It cites the proposal by Democrats to split the difference between their domestic budget and that of Bush....
- Veto session offers chance for building--and saving. // Crain's Chicago Business;11/09/98, Vol. 21 Issue 45, p10
Opinion. Talks about the fall 1998 veto session of the Illinois General Assembly. Special ingredients of the gathering; Proposal aimed at funding a backlog of road and public transit projects; Opportunity to create a rainy day fund to help Illinois weather future economic times.
- Bill To Limit Damages Available For Civil Actions Arising Out Of Construction Defects, Killed. // Insurance Advocate;4/29/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 16, p21
Reports on the decision to veto a bill that would limit the damages available for civil actions arising out of construction defects in Colorado.
- Home Rule Bill. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;4/22/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31370, p35
Focuses on the proposed bill to take away the power of the Congress to veto an approved legislation by Eleanor Holmes Norton a nonvoting delegate in the House of Representative in Washington D.C. Effect of the bill on the capital budget of the Congress; Elements of th home rule; Opinion of the...