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State and Local Government
Who makes laws for Virginia
Who executes laws of the nation
City or County managers Hired by local Legislatures
Circuit Courts try civil and criminal cases.
Appoints Cabinet advisors, ambassadors, and federal Judges
Power limited to that delegated by the state.
Can pardon state prisoners
Administers federal bureaucracy
Supreme Court has power of judicial review
Makes rules for the Community
Approves Annual Budget
National/State/Local (all of them have budgets)
Exercises power under the 10th Amendment
Prepares budget for the General Assembly
State Supreme Court has pwer of judicial review of state laws
Elected or Appointed by board of Supervisors or City Council
The President is the the United States as the ________________ is to the State. What is he/she?
Governor (Head of the executive branch)
Congress is to the United States as the _______________ is to Virginia. What do they do?
General Assembly (makes laws)
Congress is to the United States as the __________________ is to Fairfax.
Board of Supervisors
The House of Representatives is to Congress as the Virginia ____________ is to the _________________.
Virginia House of Delegates is to the Virginia General Assembly.
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the government of a locality
a community's system of roads, bridges, water and sewers
to veto only a specific part of a bill
police courts generally located in larger towns. May handle traffic violations, civil cases involving small amounts of money.
A document granting power to a local government.
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national government that are kept by the states
a town where the county courthouse is located
allows cities to write their own charters, choose their own type of government, and manage their own affairs