Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) vetoed Senate Bill 3 today, "which would have established requirements for advance voting and voter photo identification for elections," according to Nixon's website.
The redistricting map passed by the Missouri General Assembly is now law.
This afternoon, the Missouri Senate voted 28 to 6 to override Governor Jay Nixon's veto, meeting the two-thirds majority needed.
The Missouri House has voted to override Governor Jay Nixon's (D) veto on a proposal to redraw the state's congressional districts.
The House overrode the veto today by a vote of 109-44.
Overriding the veto required a two-thirds majority.
Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a bill Friday on workplace discrimination laws, saying it would scale back protections that took decades to gain.
The Democrat took the action outside St. Louis’ Old Courthouse, where the famous Dred Scott case was tried.
The bill requires workers who claim discrimination in wrongful firing lawsuits to prove that bias was a "motivating" factor, not just a "contributing" factor as the law now states.
Nixon said it would be a step backwards.
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