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Part Two The New York Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV Executive

From: The New York State Constitution, Second Edition (2nd Edition)

Peter J. Galie, Christopher Bopst

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 September 2021

The governor of New York is unquestionably the most important decision maker in state government and one of the strongest governors in the nation.242 The strength of the office is derived from both constitutional powers and extraconstitutional factors.243 The major developments in the constitutional powers of the office took place during the first half of the twentieth century and include a four-year term (1937), the executive budget (1927), and executive reorganization and greater appointment powers (1925). The state’s tradition of strong governors, dating back...
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