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Unformatted text preview: There has been in increase of Latino members in the Texas legislature Last 3 Texas Governor Anne Richards George Bush Rick Perry Texas governor and the plural executive Divided power: independently elected, appointed officials, and more than 100 executive boards and commissions. Governor Jim Ferguson 1917 Ferguson vetoed UT appropriations Old allegation of misusing public money: he was impeached and convicted, Barred from holding office again. 1924 successfully ran wife for governor: Two governor for the price of one Texas governor as a Policymaker Public opinion leader Relationship with legislators: use of outside groups The plural executive Texas governor and Veto power Veto power 2/3 for an override Lined item veto Rick Perry and the fathers day massacre vetoed 78 bills Exam 2 Do Practice questions. Know about Shifting demographics and Texas politics...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '07