Texas executive | Government homework help
The Constitutional deadline for Governor Greg Abbott to veto bills passed by the last regular session of the Texas Legislature was Sunday, June 16, 2019.
Take a look at the bills vetoed by Governor Abbott in 2019 :
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.
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 (Links to an external site.)
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/ (Links to an external site.)
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/