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  [NH] Right-To-Work Veto Override Fails
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Last EditedRP  Nov 30, 2011 05:19pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
News DateWednesday, November 30, 2011 12:25:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA veto of a bill that would bar unions from collecting a share of costs from nonmembers was sustained Wednesday.

New Hampshire workers rallied at the Statehouse to support Gov. John Lynch's veto, even though debate wasn't scheduled on the override attempt. The gallery and the hallways surrounding the House chambers were packed.

Lynch vetoed the bill in May, but House Speaker William O'Brien had been working to get enough votes to override the veto. But the override attempt failed on a 240-139 vote, falling short of the two-thirds majority needed.
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