True, the governors can remove proposed budgets.
There are only a number of states, commonwealths and territories that allows the governor this power of reduction where he can remove certain portions of a proposed budget. The term "reduction" mostly preferred as "line-item" is a part of veto power which can be used to remove any appropriation that is objected to by them. This practice allows the governor and the budget staff plays a very crucial role in making priorities and taking decisions accordingly by using the state resources.
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