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Clifton Hall


Governor Leader of the executive branch in Virginia.
Lietutant Governor Second in command to the governor and presides over the Senate.
Attroney General The lawyer for Commenwealth of Virginia.
Virginia General Assembly The legislative branch of Virginia's state government.
Senate The upper house in Virginia's General Assembly.
Biennial Every two years.
Bureaucry An organization of government departments, agencies,and offices.
Cabinet Advisors to the Governor.
Delegate Member of the House of Delegates.
Enumerated/Expressed Powers Powers that are specifically listed and given to the federal government.
Federalism The division of powers between the states and the federal government.
Implied Powers Powers not specifically listed in the Constitution .
Reserved Powers Powers that belong to the states.
Concurrent Powers Powers that the states and the federal government share.
Public Policy Governmet response to public issues.
Bond Certificates people buy from the government,in which the government agrees to pay back the cost of the bond, plus interest ,after a set period of time.
Board of Supervisors The elected group in a county which exercises legislative powers, enacting ordinances, and adopting a annual budget.
Charter A document giving permission to create a local government that provides a plan as to how that governmet should work.
City Manager Oversees the operaions of local government.
Clerk of Circuit Court An elected offical of the every locality of Virginia that is in charge of all legal documents from the courts.
City Council The elected group in a city which exercises legislative powers, encating ordinances, and adopting a annual budget.
Independent City A city that does not belong to any county that interacts directly with the state government
Locality A particular neighborhood, place, or district.
Mayor The leader of city government that is either elected by voters or city council members.
Ordinances Local laws.
Comissioner of the Revenue A local elected representatives responsible for the administration of taxes levied by the government.
Sheriff An elected local law enforcement officer.
Treasurer An elected local offical responsible for the economy, finance, and revenue.
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