Kentucky Legislature overturns two major vetoes


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Major developments came out of Frankfort Friday.

Kentucky’s republican-led general assembly has rejected two big vetoes from republican governor, Matt Bevin.

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Now, both the budget and tax bill are officially law. After hours of closed door meetings Friday morning, the pace picked up in the afternoon as lawmakers in the house and senate voted to override Governor Bevin’s veto of both the tax and budget bills.

In a turn of events, democrats were the ones agreeing with Bevin’s veto while republicans stood in opposition.

The tax law will go into effect immediately since it had an emergency clause attached to it. The budget will go into effect at the end of the fiscal year.