Republican Budget Becomes Law, Governor Caves on Business Taxes

Republican Majority Votes to Move NH Forward

On Wednesday, House Republicans played a pivotal role in a historic legislative moment when for the first time in recent history, a governor’s veto of a budget was overridden. Without a 2/3 majority in the House (a 2/3 majority vote is needed to override a
veto) Republicans had to rely on an unconventional set of circumstances. Governor
Hassan openly requested members of her own party to override her own veto. By all accounts, this is an unprecedented move on a national or state level, and a very public admission that her veto of the fiscally responsible Republican budget was ill-.advised

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