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Introduction - Government - Legislative Branch
Sen. Cornyn and Sen. Cruz United States Capitol Rep. Carter
State. Sen. Buckley Texas Capitol State Rep. Buckingham
The government, whether at the Federal, State, or Local levels is divided into three distinct branches: Legislative, Executive and Judicial. The Legislative branch writes laws, approves budgets, contracts, and appointed staff. At the Federal level, it is known collectively as Congress, and separately as the House of Representatives and the Senate. At the Local level it is known as County Commission or Commissioner's Court, City Council or a City Commission.
MCBA President’s Message: Honoring balance between 3 branches of government and rule of law
American democracy is premised upon a balance of power between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. Although at times we view the executive branch as being all powerful, the reality is that the limits of each branch are constitutionally defined.
Mark J., Moretti. "MCBA President’s Message: Honoring Balance between 3 Branches of Government and Rule of Law." Daily Record, the (Rochester, NY), n.d. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lgh&AN=L54987083DRNY&site=ehost-live.
Texas Senate Bills Filed Today
Texas House Bills Introduced Today
Today in Congress - House of Representatives and Senate