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Who’s in charge?

Texas Legislature - Engineers and conductors


Governer - Crew member (In the pass they could make laws and goes to legislature)
Things have changed (Rick perry and greg abott)they are gaining more power
Plural executive
3 powers
-Special sessions
-The governor sets the agenda
-Appointments
-Hire and fire people running state agencies
-Line-item vetos
-eject spending on certain items
4th - Bully pulpit
Governer is in austin full time
Rick Perry
-14 years
-vetoed 79 bills
-12 special sessions
Greg Abott
-Cut and rebalanced budget
-Publicly tried to unseat his own party
-He had a big agenda
People
-The power to vote