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D.C. History Legislative and Executive Branches

What is the purpose of the legislative branch? The legislate: to make laws
What does the city council do? Draft legislation, pass resolutions, invite public comment, and interrogate city officials
In what ways is the power of the City Council "checked"? Reps can be voted out of office, mayor can veto bills, and congress can modify decisions.
How many ward seats are there? 1
How many At - Large seats are there? 4
How many council chairs are there? 1
What is the significance of "at - large" Represent all wards
Identify 4 city council committees. Education, Business, Health, and Human services
Who is currently the council chairperson? Phil Mendelson
Created by: yinyang2424