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Kauai Council delays vote on veto of pesticide bill

One member backs away from an override, while another vacates her seat for another job

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 15, 2013

~~<p>LIHUE &gt;&gt; The Kauai County Council delayed action on a controversial pesticide measure Thursday after failing to line up enough votes to override Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.'s veto.</p>
<p>The Council voted to recess until 11 a.m. Saturday to reconsider the override. Five votes are needed to override the veto, which seemed probable since the bill passed 6-1. But Nadine Nakamura, who had voted for the measure, left the Council to become Kauai County managing director.</p>
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LIHUE >> The Kauai County Council delayed action on a controversial pesticide measure Thursday after failing to line up enough votes to override Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.'s veto.

The Council voted to recess until 11 a.m. Saturday to reconsider the override. Five votes are needed to override the veto, which seemed probable since the bill passed 6-1. But Nadine Nakamura, who had voted for the measure, left the Council to become Kauai County managing director. Login for more...



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