Veto

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the podium at a City Hall press conference on federal funds for Superstorm Sandy on February 6, 2013. (credit  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Councilman: Bloomberg’s Veto Of Jobless Discrimination Bill Will Not Stand

A New York City Councilman said he expects the Council to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of a bill that would have prevented employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers.

02/23/2013

Online Gambling (file/credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Issues Conditional Veto Of Internet Gambling Bill

In a statement that read more like an endorsement than a veto, Christie said he supports online gambling, with some minor changes, including bumping up the tax rate on casinos’ online winnings from 10 percent to 15 percent.

02/07/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes Controversial Living Wage Bill; Speaker Quinn Fires Back

The measure would have required any company receiving at least $1 million in city subsidies to pay its employees at least $11.50 an hour or $10 an hour plus benefits.

04/25/2012

Governor David Paterson

Paterson Vetoes NY Autism Treatment Insurance Bill

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. David Paterson has vetoed legislation that would require New York insurers to cover screening, diagnosis and lifetime treatment for autism spectrum disorders. The bill would direct state health officials to […]

10/21/2010

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Bloomberg Set To Veto Paid Sick Leave Bill

The mayor called the bill, “a terrible terrible idea and would be disastrous for New York City.”

10/08/2010

Paterson Has vetoed 23 bills from the State Legislature. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Governor Paterson Vetoes 23 Policy Bills from Legislature

Gov. Paterson has vetoed 23 policy bills from the Legislature, including a pension sweetener for prison guards. Another vetoed bill would have slapped a tooth decay warning label on “sippy cups.”

WCBS 880–08/02/2010

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