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The North Carolina General Assembly approved a $23 billion state budget on Wednesday, for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The budget, backed by North Carolina’s GOP legislative majority, was met with a veto from Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday, which was immediately overridden by the Senate, and later, the General Assembly.

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid from state legislators to review a case that struck down the 2011 North Carolina legislative districts and sent the case back to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina for determination on whether special elections could be held for legislative seats in 2017.