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Lawmakers voted Wednesday to override Gov. Dave Heineman's veto of a bill (LB357) that would allow cities, with voter approval, to raise their sales-tax rate to 2 percent from the present limit of 1.5 percent. Thirty votes are needed for an override. The vote was 30-17.

Voting to override (30): Adams, Ashford, Avery, Campbell, Carlson, Coash, Conrad, Cook, Cornett, Council, Flood, K. Haar, Hadley, Harms, B. Harr, Howard, Krist, Lambert, Larson, Lathrop, Lautenbaugh, Louden, McGill, Nordquist, Pahls, Schilz, Schumacher, Sullivan, Wallman, Wightman.

Voting not to override (17): Bloomfield, Brasch, Christensen, Dubas, Fischer, Fulton, Hansen, Heidemann, Janssen, Karpisek, Langemeier, McCoy, Nelson, Pirsch, Price, Seiler, Smith.

Present not voting (2): Gloor, Mello.

Reach Kevin O'Hanlon at 402-473-2682 or kohanlon@journalstar.com.
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