N.H. Veto Tracker: Sununu Rejecting Record Number of Bills

Jul 22, 2019

Gov. Chris Sununu used his veto pen only a handful of times in his first term, when Republicans held a majority in both chambers of the Legislature.

This session, with Democrats now holding majorities in the House and Senate, Sununu has already set a modern record for the number of gubernatorial vetoes in a single year. 

More vetoes are almost certain to come, as several bills still await Sununu's thumbs up or down. And with legislative votes to either sustain or override Sununu's vetoes down the stretch, some of those could be overturned. Use the tracker below to keep tabs on what's up — and what’s gone down when it comes to vetoes this year. Click the icons to read the bill, stories about the legislation, and the governor's veto message. This post will be updated.

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A review of legislative records shows the big uptick in vetoes this year, compared to previous governors since the mid-1990s.

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