A showdown that could make history is set for Monday, when the governor and legislature will face off over paying taxpayer money to keep factory jobs.
Gov. Mike Easley on Thursday sent notice for the General Assembly to convene next week. At that session members will consider overriding his veto of a bill that would give Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. as much as $40 million to stay in Fayetteville.
If lawmakers negate his action -- and that appears likely -- it would be the first time an North Carolina legislature has overridden a governor's veto.
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