Legislature could override Gov Coopers veto

first_imgWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The legislature could override a bill vetoed by the governor come October. On Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed House Bill 56, amending various environmental laws and including some measures to address GenX.Since the governor’s veto, Senator Michael Lee says they have not had a meeting to talk about it but he has seen statements from various lawmakers about a possible override.- Advertisement – Lee sent WWAY the following statement:“I am hopeful the House will override the Governor’s veto and send it to the Senate so that we can address the GenX issues immediately. We can then work with the Administration and others on the long term solution to address water quality concerns and to hopefully prevent this from ever happening again.”A possible vote will not happen until the House is back in session October 4th.last_img