The governor is the highest person in power in the executive branch of a state within the United States of America. The duties of the state governor are very important. As such, some of the duties and jobs of a governer are inclusive of but not limited to powers of law making. They have the constitutionally granted authority or right to veto or approve of legislation from the state legislature. Governors also appoint people such as judges, members of a state’s cabinet, boards and various heads of commissions. Governors also have the power to issue special sessions of the state legislature.