Henry vetoes tribal charter schools bill

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Gov. Brad Henry on Wednesday tied his record for doling out vetoes. Henry brought his veto total for this session to 13 by nixing Senate Bill 586, which would have allowed American Indian tribes to sponsor charter schools in Tulsa and Oklahoma counties on land held in trust by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. "Oklahoma tribal governments already have the authority to create and operate their own schools," Henry's veto message stated. "SB 586 is