Veto Attempt Falls Short
The Connecticut General Assembly held a veto session on Monday, July 20, but didn’t have the votes to overturn the governor’s veto of HB 6977, An Act Establishing Qualifications for the Commissioner of Education.
CEA will revisit the issue again in the next legislative session and urge legislators to once again support the measure, and require reasonable qualifications for the state’s education chief, similar to the qualifications required of the Commissioners of Corrections, Public Health, Emergency Management, and other state agency heads.
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CT News Junkie article – General Assembly Opts Not to Override Malloy’s Vetoes.
Hartford Courant – Legislature Does Not Override Any of Nine Malloy Vetoes.