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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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