The governor nixed legislation that would have set in state statute a new contracting standards board and created rules for privatized contracts. She also vetoed bills that would have allowed state prosecutors to bargain for additional pension benefits and allowed adopted children to obtain their birth certificates when they turn 21. (AP)
Click here to see list of Gov. Rell's vetoes from last year, none of which were overridden.
Of the three, the contracting reform bill is the one that most desperately needs to be passed. Maybe next year.
"Lawmakers opt not to try and override three Rell vetoes." Associated Press 19 June, 2006.