In Chapter 28, you learned that the state government of Texas is divided into three branches—the executive, the legislative, and the judicial branches. In Chapter 29, you read about the responsibilities of each branch. The head of the executive branch is the state governor. In this activity, you will learn more about the actual office of this chief executive of the state.
Destination Title: State of Texas
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Start at the State of Texas Web site.
- Run your mouse over "Government" in the menu on the left of the screen. In the menu that appears, click on Governor and Executive Branch.
- Now find and click on Office of the Governor.
- Click on and explore the links in the bar across the top of the screen.
After you have read through the information, answer the following questions.