Gov. Perry Line-Item Vetoes in SB 1Article IV - The Judiciary
Judiciary Section, Comptroller's Department
D.1.4 Strategy: PUBLIC INTEGRITY UNIT, $3,742,829 $3,830,597
TRAVIS CO & UB
Public Integrity Unit, 53rd Judicial District.
Statement from Governor Rick Perry about Line Item Veto of Public Integrity Unit:
Despite the otherwise good work the Public Integrity Unit's employees, I cannot in good conscience support continued State funding for an office with statewide jurisdiction at a time when the person charged with ultimate responsibility of that unit has lost the public's confidence. This unit is in no other way held accountable to state taxpayers, except through the State budgetary process. I therefore object to and disapprove of this appropriation.
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