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Executives 1. General study of the executive a. Purpose and function of executive branch b. gubernatorial powers (and limits) c. promotions and demotions 2. governors in texas a. famous (and infamous) texas governors b. gubernatorial power in texas governors as political actors governors have traditionally possessed relatively little political power, But they are now the primary political actor in their states. To successfully pass their agendas governors must cooperate with other actors Govern ors as legislatures Governors do not hold a particular seat within the legislature, but they are responsible for outlining their states’ legislative agendas. Veto provides governors with enormous political power relative to individual state legislatures The ability to formally propose the states budget provides governors with enormous political power Governors and CEOs Control the executive branch by controlling who runs state agencies Provides opportunity to direct state policy
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Governors and lobbyists Chief salesperson of a state to attract financial and social resources necessary. Governors as politicians
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