Easley Vetoes Billboard Bill
Posted July 13, 2004 7:24 a.m. EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Mike Easley got involved in a heated highway debate Friday.
Friday afternoon, Easley vetoed a controversial billboard bill.
House Bill 429
would have required cities to pay billboard companies large amounts of cash to remove billboards.
The bill goes back to the House for reconsideration.