Texas executive branch assignment:vetoes | texas government | Houston Community College

Take a look at the bills vetoed by Governor Abbott in 2019 :

https://capitol.texas.gov/Reports/Report.aspx?LegSess=86R&ID=vetoedbygov

Pick three. Write one essay explaining what each bill did, why Governor Abbott vetoed it, and whether or not you agree with the governor’s decision.

Submit this assignment in Microsoft Word. Cite your sources. 

Additional Resources

Governor Abbott’s official veto proclamations can be found on his website: http://gov.texas.gov/news/bills

The Texas Tribune is always a good source of information.

The left-leaning Dallas Observer had a lot to say about this year’s vetoes: https://www.dallasobserver.com/news/heres-what-texas-gov-greg-abbott-vetoed-this-session-11689556

Did Governor Abbott veto a good bill because of a bad amendment? https://www.texastribune.org/2019/06/05/greg-abbott-vetoes-domestic-violence-bill-due-radioactive-waste-fees/

Texas’ Legislative Reference Library has a website that lets you look at governors’ vetoes all the way back to 1846: http://www.lrl.state.tx.us/legis/vetoes/        Mla format cite work use link provided 

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