10-25 TX Executive Slides

10-25 TX Executive Slides - borrowing money to meet its...

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TX GOVERNOR FACTS Age: He or She must be 30 years old There has been 2 Female Governors in the history of TX: Ann Richards and Miriam A. Ferguson. The Governor can be Impeached. The impeachment process is initiated in the House and tried by the Senate. ( Just like Federal) Governor Bill Clemens and George W. Bush were the only two Governors that did not hold a lesser Texas office prior to being elected Governor
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PLURAL EXECUTIVE SYSTEM fragmented system of authority under which most statewide executive officeholders are elected independently of the governor.
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ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE PLURAL EXECUTIVE Governor Commissioner of the General Land Office Attorney General Comptroller of Public Accounts Treasurer? 3 Others were added later
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PAY AS YOU GO PRINCIPLE A principle written into the Constitution prohibiting state government from
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Unformatted text preview: borrowing money to meet its operating budget LEGISLATIVE POWER Outline his/her priorities through the State of the State Address Discretion to call as many Special Sessions as he/she deems necessary. Strong Veto Power Line-Item Veto How to ensure Proper Implementation maintaining a partnership between the legislature, the Governor and Agency Legislature can make legislation very rigid and specific Transfer the responsibility to another agency Replace and Agency head (Limited authority by Gov.) Abolish and Agency Sunset State agencies have to be periodically reviewed and re-created by the legislature or go out of business. “Whistle Blower” a public employee who reports illegal activities or “blows the whistle” on agency wrongdoing...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST/POLS 1301/2301 taught by Professor Drbrown/prof.alexander during the Spring '08 term at Dallas Baptist.

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