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Unformatted text preview: a. budgetary powers i. the amount of control the governor has over the budget. Not weak here. About average to strong ii. line-item-veto--- a veto that allows the governor to veto each section of the budget. We can veto each line in the budget. Remember, veto’s are never overridden. Many states cannot do that. They try to pack as many things in a single line as they can. b. appointment powers i. weaker. Average to weak. .. but getting stronger ii. they are often weak b/c of our political culture and we elect people for everything, and the governor appoints people. c. informal powers(cultural powers) a. history of strong governors. You begin to feel the power when people push it on you. i. This overcomes the lack of power you have, b. d. the modern governors...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2009 for the course POLI 2056 taught by Professor Parent during the Spring '09 term at LSU.
- Spring '09