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What do state senators do?
A senator’s job is to represent the people at a higher level than a state representative in the lower house.
What are the duties of an elected representative?
Elected representatives are elected by the people in a country, city, or other geographical unit to represent them in a legislature or government. They make laws, interact with constituents, and participate in debates and interviews to explain and promote their positions.
What are the 5 main duties of all congressmen?
What Congress Does
- Make laws.
- Declare war.
- Raise and provide public money and oversee its proper expenditure.
- Impeach and try federal officers.
- Approve presidential appointments.
- Approve treaties negotiated by the executive branch.
- Oversight and investigations.
What is a congressperson’s main responsibility?
Speaker of the House. Vice President. What is a Congressperson’s main responsibility? TO REPRESENT THE NEEDS OF THEIR CONSTITUENTS.
What is a state senator’s salary?
$174,000 per annum
Senate Salaries (1789 to Present)
|2018||$174,000 per annum|
|2019||$174,000 per annum|
|2020||$174,000 per annum|
|2021||$174,000 per annum|
What is the difference between state senator and state representative?
Senators represent their entire states, but members of the House represent individual districts. The number of districts in each state is determined by a state’s population. Each state has a minimum of one representative in Congress. The terms of office and number of members directly affects each institution.
Who is the head of the government at the state and national level?
The president of India is the head of state and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces whilst the elected prime minister acts as the head of the executive, and is responsible for running the Union government.
What are expressed powers?
Delegated (sometimes called enumerated or expressed) powers are specifically granted to the federal government in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution. This includes the power to coin money, to regulate commerce, to declare war, to raise and maintain armed forces, and to establish a Post Office.
What is a filibuster and why is it used?
In the United States Senate, a filibuster is a tactic employed by opponents of a proposed law to prevent the measure’s final passage. The most common form of filibuster occurs when one or more senators attempt to delay or block a vote on a bill by extending debate on the measure.