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Leader of the executive branch in VA. Governor
Second in command to the governor and presides over the Senate. Lieutenant Governor
The lawyer for the Commonwealth of VA. Attorney General
The legislative branch of VA's state gov. VA General Assembly
The lower house in VA's General Assembly. House of Delegates
The upper house in VA's General Assembly. Senate
Every two years. Biennial
An organization of government departments, agencies and offices. Bureacuracy
Adivisors to the Governor. Cabinate
Member of the House of Delegates. Delegate
Powers that are specifically listed and given to the federal government. Enumerated/Expressed Powers
The division of powers between the states and the federal government. Federalism
Powers not specifically listed in the constitution. Implied Powers
Powers that belong to the states. Reserved Powers
Powers that the states and the federal government share. Concurrent Powers
Government response to pubic issues. Public Policy
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. Bond
The eleced group in a county which exercises legislative powers, enacting ordinances, and enacting ordinances, and adopting an annual buget. Board of Supervisors
A document giving permission to create a local government that provides a plan as to how that government should work. Charter
Oversees the operations of local government. City Manager
An elected official of the every locality of Virginia that is in charge of all legal documents from the courts. Clerk of Circuit Court
The elected group in a city which exercises legislaive powers, enacting ordinances, and adopting an annual budget. City Council
A city that does not belong to any county that interacts diectly with the state government. Independent City
A particular neighborhood, place, or district. Locality
The leader of city government that is either elected by voters or city council members. Mayor
Local laws. Ordinances
A local elected representative responsible for the administrationof texes levied by the government. Comissioner of the Revenue
An elected local enforcment officer. Sheriff
An elected official responsible for the economy, finance, and revenue. Treasurer
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