Statement by legislative leaders regarding the governor’s intention to veto same-sex marriage bill

first_imgToday, Governor Douglas announced his intention to veto S115, which has not completed the legislative process. The governor s announcement today undermines the legislative process is disrespectful to Vermonters who come to the people s house to weigh in on the important matters of our time, said Speaker Shap Smith.  History will judge Jim Douglas on the wrong side of this issue. Today is a sad day for Vermont, said Senate President Pro Tem Peter Shumlin.  The governor may choose to veto a bill, but he cannot veto love and commitment.last_img

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