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Senate Overrides Veto

Date: May 5, 2014
By: John Zupon
State Capitol Bureau
Links: SB 509

Intro: 
The Senate votes to override the the governor's veto of a 620 million dollar tax cut bill and now it is on to the House.
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Wrap: Independence Democratic Senator Paul LeVota said told Republicans that Kansas is a state of economic despair because of their tax cut bill.

Many Democrats say Lee Summit Republican Senator Will Kraus’s tax cut bill is similar to Kansas's bill, but Kraus disagrees.

 

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Description: And that is exactly why this bill is not like Kansas. Kansas did it all in one year and there was no move back.

The Senate voted 23 to eight to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto.
 
The vote moves to the House where Republican's will need 109 votes to override the veto.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I’m John Zupon.

Intro: 
There are 108 Republicans in the House and to override Governor Jay Nixon's veto of the a 620 million dollar tax cut bill they need 109 votes. The as House Democrats hold their breath to see who crosses party lines, Senate Democrats did not even put up a fight.
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Wrap: Governor Jay Nixon vetoed Republican Senator Will Kraus from Lee’s Summit’s tax cut bill. 

St. Louis County Democrat Senator Scott Sifton said Republicans are ignoring important issues before the vote, but says he knows what the outcome will be.
 

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Description: I am satisfied even though we may disagree on the policy i am satisfied with the process that we had.

The Senate voted to override the veto 23 to eight.
 
The vote moves to the House where Republican's will need 109 votes to override the veto.
 
Reporting from the state Capitol, I’m John Zupon.

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