Legislators Want Time to Override Palin Veto of Stimulus Funds

Legislative leaders are requesting time to override Governor Sarah Palin’s veto last month of $28 million in federal energy stimulus grants. In a letter from the House and Senate presiding officers — as well as finance committee co-chairs — to Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the lawmakers point out that the vetoes came too late for them to deal with during this year’s session.

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau

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