House Overrides Bush Veto Of Water Resources Bill

Law360, New York (November 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to override a presidential veto of a $23 billion bill that would authorize money for environmental projects including ecosystem restoration in the Everglades and coastal protection for Louisiana.

The 361-54 vote easily surpassed the two-thirds majority needed to override a presidential veto. If the Senate also votes with a two-thirds majority to override the veto, the Water Resources Development Act will become law.

A Senate vote on the matter is expected sometime in the next day or two....
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