Documents show hands-on governor

Documents show hands-on governor

photo by: Bob Daemmrich

AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott‘s emails to staff in the thick of the legislative session show a chief executive with a hands-on approach to everything from the big picture on child abuse to the details of getting the most impact from an “American Sniper” proclamation.

The peek behind the official curtain shows that Abbott delved into policy while remaining keenly aware of the importance of public perception in his dealings with lawmakers.

The emails show him in one instance eager to meet a “throw down” challenge on ethics reform and in another deliberating over whether it made sense to swing by the office of a ……… read more here

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