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Ch 6 - which he alone sets the agenda Though these are rare...

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March 4, 2010 Emma Torpy Chapter 6 Analysis The executive branches of the state of Georgia and the nation of the United States are similar in many ways. They can both veto legislature from their chambers. However, the Georgia governor has more capabilities in his state than the president of the United States over his governed body and the other branches of his institution. The Georgian governor has a higher influence over the legislative agenda than the president. In his State of the Union Address before the session he provides most of his proposals for the session. In addition, he has his “gubernatorial floor leaders” to shuffle and guide his agenda through the legislative branch. He also can call special sessions of the legislature in
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Unformatted text preview: which he alone sets the agenda. Though these are rare, they are highly run by the governor. On the contrary, the Georgian governor loses some of the powers the president has in who he can appoint. The Georgian constituents elect judges to the courts and the six department heads—the secretary of state, the attorney general, the insurance commissioner, the state school superintendent, the commissioner of agriculture, and the commissioner of labor. These offices, comparable to the cabinet of the president, are not subject to the demands of the governor since their power comes from the people instead of him....
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