- The Context
- State of the State
The diocese has been under financial strain from legal fees and payouts to people its clergy and other affiliates abused over many decades.
The Democratic governor issued an executive order declaring Pennsylvania would join a regional agreement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Not everyone is on board.
Overrides are rare, and can only happen when two-thirds of the legislature are willing to support a bill against the governor’s explicit wishes. The last one happened a decade ago.