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Senate overrides governor’s veto of GAMC bill

Shortly before noon today, the Minnesota Senate successfully overrode the governor’s veto of the bill to restore and reform General Assistance Medical Care, a program covering impoverished adults without children.

Shortly before noon today, the Minnesota Senate successfully overrode the governor’s veto of the bill to restore and reform General Assistance Medical Care, a program covering impoverished adults without children. The vote was 45-21.

Next step: The House of Representatives will need to persuade three Republicans to override the veto. Last week, the House voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill, but since then Republicans (38 of whom voted in favor of the original bill) have said they’ll vote to uphold the veto.