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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers on Tuesday overrode Gov. Dave Heineman’s veto of a public-employee retirement bill, holding in place a deal that was struck to shore up the retirement plans of teachers, judges and state patrol troopers.

The 32-1 vote came one day after Heineman, a Republican, criticized the measure as an unfair increase for state taxpayers. Supporters of the bill argued that failing to pass it would only postpone tough decisions on the state’s unfunded, $2.2 billion pension liability.

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