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KY lawmakers immediately override Gov. Beshear’s veto of bill restricting rental laws

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The Republican-controlled Kentucky House of Representatives has overridden Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of a controversial bill that nullifies Lexington’s recent ban on source of income discrimination.

The House voted 76-19 Wednesday to override the veto on House Bill 18, signed by Beshear just one day earlier. The Senate did the same an hour later in a 31-7 vote.

It was the Democratic governor’s first veto of the 2024 General Assembly, and likely not his last. Similarly, Republican lawmakers hold a veto-proof supermajority and are expected to override those, too.

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