The Relation of the Governor to the Organization of Executive Power in the States ... (Google eBook)

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University of Pennsylvania., 1902 - State governments - 46 pages
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Page 23 - ... such cases, and the decision of said board thereon shall be final and conclusive in the p'remises, upon both parties to the arbitration. Such decision shall be in writing, and a copy thereof shall be furnished to each party. Any two of the arbitrators shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and may hold meetings at any time or place within the state. Examinations or investigations ordered by the board may be held...
Page 24 - It shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries respecting the causes of disease and especially of epidemic diseases, including those of domestic animals, the sources of mortality, and the effects of localities, employments, conditions, habits, food, beverages and medicine, on the health of the people.
Page 9 - An adequate, but moderate salary, shall be settled on him during his continuance in office; and he shall, with the advice of a Council of State, exercise the executive powers of government according to the laws of this commonwealth; and shall not, under any pretence, exercise any power or prerogative by virtue of any law, statute, or custom of England...
Page ii - Experience had proved a tendency in our governments to throw all power into the Legislative vortex. The Executives of the States are in general little more than Cyphers; the legislatures omnipotent.
Page 46 - It is, sir, the people's Constitution, the people's government ; made for the people; made by the people; and answerable to the people.
Page 24 - Agriculture, in such ways as he may deem fit and proper, to encourage and promote the development of agriculture, horticulture, forestry and kindred industries; to collect and publish statistics and other information in regard to the agricultural industries and interests of the State; to investigate the adaptability of grains, fruits, grasses and other crops to the soil and climate of the State, together with the diseases to which they are severally liable and the remedies therefor; to obtain and...
Page 9 - He shall have power to remit fines and penalties in such cases and under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by law, and except when the prosecution has been carried on by the House of Delegates ; to grant reprieves and pardons after conviction...
Page 25 - ... Secretary of Agriculture is authorized, either directly or through the subordinate officers of the Department, to enlarge and promote the development of Agriculture, horticulture, forestry and kindred industries, and to collect and publish statistics relating to agricultural Industries; to Investigate into the adaptability of grains, fruits, grasses and other crops to the soil and climate of the State; to Investigate into the...
Page 17 - He shall transact all executive business with the officers of government, civil and military, and may require information in writing from the officers of the executive department, upon any subject relating to the duties of their respective offices.

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