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Budget Veto Override Done In Senate. Now On To The House.

Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports on late-day action in the North Carolina Senate. 

A last-minute plea from Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue, D-Wake, for new budget negotiations fell on deaf ears.

The Senate voted 34-14 late Tuesday afternoon to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the $23 billion General Fund budget.

Senate Bill 257 was sent to the House for an override vote. The House placed the measure on its Wednesday calendar.

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