Nebraska's billionaire governor couldn't preserve the death penalty through the law, so now he's buying a ballot initiative


Nebraska’s hereditary billionaire GOP governor Pete Ricketts is furious that the state legislature keeps overriding his vetos — that is, the elected lawmakers pass laws, he tries to block them, and they overturn him — so he’s made an election issue of the state’s dormant death penalty, spending $400K to put it on the state ballot next week.

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