North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces he will veto the budget bill from the General Assembly during a press conference at the Executive Mansion on June 26, 2017 in Raleigh, N.C. The legislature went on to override the veto.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces he will veto the budget bill from the General Assembly during a press conference at the Executive Mansion on June 26, 2017 in Raleigh, N.C. The legislature went on to override the veto. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces he will veto the budget bill from the General Assembly during a press conference at the Executive Mansion on June 26, 2017 in Raleigh, N.C. The legislature went on to override the veto. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
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