Looking ahead to veto override attempts

Hosted By: Noah Taborda - April 19, 2022

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The legislative process in Kansas is a numbers game that often boils down to the trifecta of 63, 21 and one. These figures represent the narrowest margin a bill can clear the House and Senate respectively, and the one reflects the governor’s power to veto a bill.

Legislators do have recourse when the governor rejects a measure. Through a two-thirds majority in both chambers, vetoes can be overridden. Senior reporter Tim Carpenter breaks down which ones legislators may seek to overturn Monday.

Read more about the bills likely to be debated when legislators return from their hiatus.

 

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Tim Carpenter

senior reporter, Kansas Reflector