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TermDefinition
Assessor an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it
Chamber of Commerce a charitable fund, foundation, or institution
Charitable Organization relationship between an individual and a state in which an individual owes allegiance to that state and in turn is entitled to its protection
City Planning the activity or profession of determining the future physical arrangement and condition of a community, involving an appraisal of the present condition, a forecast of future requirements, a plan for the fulfillment of these requirements, and proposals for
Election Formal process by which voters make their political choices on public issues or candidates for public office
Executive Branch the branch of government charged with the execution and enforcement of laws and policies and the administration of public affairs
Federal Government pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states
Congress the supreme legislative body of a nation and especially of a republic
Government the organization, machinery, or agency through which a political unit exercises authority and performs functions and which is usually classified according to the distribution of power within it
Governor the executive head of a state in the U.S.
House of Representatives the lower legislative branch in many national and state bicameral governing bodies
International Affairs affairs between nations
Judge a public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law
Judicial Branch the branch of government charged with the interpretation of laws and the administration of justice
Legislative Branch the branch of government having the power to make laws
Legislator a person who gives or makes laws
Local Government the administration of the civic affairs of a city, town, or district by its inhabitants rather than by the state or country at large.
Mayor the chief executive official, usually elected, of a city, village, or town
National Security a collective term for the defense and foreign relations of a country; protection of the interests of a country
Political having a definite policy or system of government
Public Administration refers to the implementation of government policy and to an academic discipline that studies this implementation and that prepares civil servants for working in the public service.
Public Relations the business of inducing the public to have understanding for and goodwill toward a person, firm, or institution
Regulation a law, rule, or other order prescribed by authority, especially to regulate conduct.
Revenue the income of a government from taxation, excise duties, customs, or other sources, appropriated to the payment of the public expenses
Senate an assembly or council of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a government, especially a legislative assembly of a state or nation
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