Virginia Precedents Slowing Down Governor’s Efforts

State Senator Bill Stanley

State Senator Bill Stanley

When House of Delegates Speaker Bill Howell ruled two of Governor McAuliffe’s line-item vetoes out of order Monday night, he cited the state Constitution and Virginia Supreme Court precedents for doing so.  Those include a 1996 case where then—as now—one major dispute was over budget language about federal funds.  And as Virginia Public Radio’s Anne Marie Morgan reports, the Speaker’s rulings ultimately may not be the final word on the subject.

 

 

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