Texas Gov. Abbott vetoes funding for state legislature amid flap over election bill

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed a portion of the state budget that funds the legislative branch on Friday, following through on a threat he made last month after Democratic lawmakers…

Whitmer vetoes bill to exempt graduations from COVID-19 crowd limits

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday vetoed Republican-sponsored legislation that would have exempted high school graduation ceremonies from COVID-19 restrictions on Michigan crowd sizes, calling it “half-baked and punchless.” The veto,…

North Dakota Gov. Burgum vetoes transgender sports ban, following similar veto by South Dakota’s Noem

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would ban transgender girls from playing in girls high school sports following a similar move earlier this year by South Dakota Gov.…

Maryland to end police Bill of Rights after Democrats override GOP governor’s vetoes

Maryland lawmakers passed legislation Saturday, becoming the first state to end its police Bill of Rights after the Democrat-controlled Legislature voted to override three of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes. The sweeping reform…

Maryland Gov. Hogan vetoes bill that would do away with life-without-parole sentences for juveniles

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has vetoed a bill that would have abolished life sentences without parole for juveniles. The state’s Senate Bill 494 and House Bill 409, known as the Juvenile Restoration Act, would…

Whitmer vetoes bill that would have limited her admin’s emergency powers in Michigan

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer could face AG probe Calls by state Republicans to investigate the governor gain steam amid allegations she paid $155,000 in hush money to a former state…