Governor vetoes invoice geared toward limiting his emergency powers


BATON ROUGE – Governor Edwards has vetoed a invoice that might restrict his capability to impose coronavirus restrictions.

The governor’s workplace introduced Tuesday that Edwards vetoed HB4, which might give legislators authority to terminate his emergency declarations. The laws handed each the Senate and Home with votes of 23-13 and 54-30, respectively.

Within the announcement, the governor’s workplace stated the invoice “doesn’t signify a critical strategy to responding to a public well being emergency.”

Republicans don’t presently have sufficient members within the state legislature to override a gubernatorial veto, which might take a two-thirds majority. 

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