Lawmakers Override Riley's Veto
By Associated Press
Montgomery, AL – The Alabama Legislature have voted to override the governor's veto to give themselves a 62 percent pay raise.
It's their first raise in 16 years.
The House voted 57-41 to override the governor's veto without any debate. A few minutes later, the Senate voted 20-15 to override the veto.
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