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State and Local government of Texas

oversees lower courts, handles civil cases only, interprets the laws and resolves legal disputes


oversees Texas state agencies, sets policies for state hospitals, colleges, prisons, natural resources, carries out the laws


makes state laws, set taxes, fund the government, passes bills, controls spending policies



Function of the Texas government

resolves legal disputes, maintains and preserves the official records of the county, residents, and court system, interpret the law


manages and operates the county jails, 911 support, military, and veteran services, responsible for the enforcement of the laws


sets all salaries and benefits, manages public work, and builds/maintains bridges, roads, county facilities



Function of the Texas Government


Commissioners Court, County Judge, County Clerk, County Commissioner, County Sheriff, Mayor, City Council, City Manager


Governor, Texas Legislature, Texas Supreme Court

Structure of the government

Ron Nirenberg
Greg Abbott
San Antonio Mayor: Ron NirenbergCity Council: Mario Bravo, Jalen McKee-Rodriguez, Phyllis Viagran, Adriana Rocha, Teri Castillo, Melissa Cabello, Ana Sandoval, Manny Pelaez, John Courage, Clayton PerryBexar County Sheriff: Javier Salazar


Texas Governor:Greg AbbottTexas Senators: Ted Cruz, John Cornyn


Government officials

The state government is responsible for making and carrying out state laws. It oversees the different agencies of all the counties in the state. The local government makes decisions that affect the local residents and businesses directly, and makes local laws.

Difference between state and local government