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State and Local Government
Transcript of State and Local Government
Has been mayor for 18 years
Married to Katrina McIntosh, 5th Grade Teacher (Cox Elementary) Elected Leader of a Town or City The Mayor and the Council work together to
make sure that the community runs smoothly. Where we live. National State Local Cecil Barber Angela Castellow Daniel Dunn Lisa Clarke Hill Susie Magwood-Thomas Ronald D. Wilson, Sr. Interpret state laws
Settling legal disputes
Punishing violators of the law
Hearing civil cases
Protecting individual rights granted by the state constitution Nathan Deal Parents were educators
Went to school at University of Macon
Served in the United States Army - Rank: Captain
Married to wife Sandra for 46 years
Has 4 children, 6 grandchildren
23 years at private law practice
Served as court judge and state senator. Highest ranking elected official in the state.
Official duties are to sign bills into law, serve as commander-in-chief of the state's National Guard and militia forces, grant pardons to prisoners and appoint people to various judicial and state offices. A form of representative government has existed in Georgia since January 1751. Its modern embodiment, known as the Georgia General Assembly, is one of the largest state legislatures in the nation. The General Assembly consists of two chambers, the House of Representatives and the Senate. Senate House Jay Powell John Bulloch Congress has two parts, the Senate and the House of Representatives. There are 100 Senators, two from each state. The House of Representatives has 435 members. The number of Representatives each state gets is based on the state's population. States with large populations have more representatives. For example, California has 52 Representatives, while North Dakota has just one. The House and Senate meet separately in the same building, The Capitol in Washington, D.C. Each year, they consider more than 10,000 bills. Bills are proposals for new laws. Only about 650 of those bills ever become law. Who is the Senator for our part of Georgia? Saxby Chambliss Sanford Bishop Who is the person that serves our part of Georgia in the House of Representatives? Let's Review Three Levels of Government Each Level has three branches Executive Legislative Judicial Who are our Council Members?