Importance Of Texas Plural Executive
Both sound similar in terms of responsibilities they might have but are very much different perspective wise. The Commissioner of Agriculture serves as the head of the Department of Agriculture and is responsible for carrying out laws on the agriculture in the state of Texas as well as enforcing consumer laws on all weights used for trade and commerce (“The Commissioner of Agriculture”). The Commissioner of General Land Office holds the responsibility of managing all public land in Texas such as airports, parks, etc.
Lastly there is the Secretary of State whose salary for the 2012-2013 fiscal year was $125,880 ("The Plural Executive”). The secretary of state might been seen as just a record keeper but holds responsibilities such as granting charters to Texas corporations, processing requests of extradition of criminals to and from states and administering state election laws ("The Secretary of …show more content…
Essentially as the 10th amendment of the U.S Constitution states “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people” ("Tenth Amendment"), to comprehend this correctly we look at the services that the U.S Government provides and we can safely say that all policing power is given to the states (which is what the Plural Executive is). So Texas as a state has its own government to police to regulate anything outside of the U.S governments reach, anything that the U.S controls in unreachable by Texas or any other