- Sep 20, 2019 4:00 am GMT
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New Hampshire's Republican Gov. Chris Sununu got the last word yesterday as lawmakers began trying to override his vetoes on more than 50 bills.
Democrats control both chambers of the Legislature, but they need Republican support to reach the two-thirds majority required to override a veto. That proved difficult during yesterday's House session, when lawmakers voted to override just one of two dozen bills they took up.
The House came close to overriding vetoes on two energy related bills, falling just six votes short on a bill that would have raised the limit on how much solar and hydropower towns and businesses can generate and sell back to the regional electric grid, and four votes short on a bill that would have subsidized the state's biomass power industry.
Bipartisan solutions still seem hard to find on a state level-- what will it take to turn around this trend?