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Carnahan Out of Time--Still Refuses Compromise

September 14, 1999
By: Kristin Marinec
State Capital Bureau

Governor Carnahan is running out of time--but still refuses to compromise--before lawmakers meet to override his veto of the abortion bill on Wednesday. Kristin Marinec has that story from Jefferson City.

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Governor Carnahan met with top lawmakers Monday to discuss a possible delay of the veto session. If lawmakers agree, a special session would give the bill's opponents more time to change votes.

Senate Republican Floor Leader Steve Elhmann says a delay is unconstitutional.

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Contents: Senate Minority Floor Leader Steve Elhmann says the time for compromise is over.

A spokesman for the governor says the veto session will begin as planned. From the state capitol, I'm Kristin Marinec.