General Assembly overrides Cooper’s elections board veto
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The General Assembly has overridden Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of Senate Bill 68.
SB68 combined the elections and ethics boards.
READ SENATE BILL 68
“Gov. Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 68 so he could wield political influence over elections and ethics investigations in North Carolina, but the House has preserved fair and consistent enforcement of campaign finance and lobbying laws by a bipartisan board the governor will appoint,” said House Rules Chairman David Lewis (R-Harnett).
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