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State civil courts
State criminal courts
State Highway Patrol - promote safety on the highways makes sure laws are obeyed
Keeps the peace
State militia or national guard - used to protect citizens in emergencies
State departments of health - assist public health agencies
Ex. state highway patrol,
use of National Guard in emergencies
Protect the health and safety of Citizens
STATE
Fire departments
Local police departments
Snow removal, garbage collectors
Provide safe drinking water
Ex. Snow is removed from town's streets
The fire department puts out a fire in the Millers house
Protect the health and safety of Citizens

LOCAL
Build Roads and take care of roads
Take care of state parks beaches and public buildings
Wildlife preservation
Flood control
Ex. road construction, wildlife preserves
Provide and maintain public services through the collection of taxes

STATE
Libraries, museums, parks, places for recreation
Buses and subways
Public record keeping

Ex. The Wright family enjoys a picnic at a Local park
Justin checks out five books at a local library
Provide and maintain public services through the collection of taxes

LOCAL
State civil courts
State criminal courts
State judges
Ex. state civil and criminal courts
Provide a system of justice for people's rights to a fair trial

STATE
Local courts for people accused of breaking local laws such as traffic and parking laws
Local judges

A Thief gets sent to jail
A shoplifter is tried in County court
Provide a system of justice for people's rights to a fair trial

LOCAL
State constitution
State bill of rights
State laws
Ex. rights guaranteed in the state constitution and laws
Protect the rights of individual citizens

STATE
Zoning laws to limit the uses of certain areas
Fair housing ordinances to protect against unfair housing policies

Ex. Pedro can rent an apartment even though he can't speak english
Checking the zoning laws before starting a new business
Protect the rights of individual citizens

LOCAL
Funds (money) for public schools
Trade within the state and with other states and nations
Programs that assist people who need help
Ex. providing funds for schools, trade missions to other nations
Promote the Common Welfare

STATE
Provide public parking
Attract businesses to town and city
Sponsor day care centers
Ex. Leaving kids at a daycare center made by the city
Ex. Parking in a city parking lot while shopping
Promote the Common Welfare

LOCAL
Branches of State Government

Interprets Law (helps understand and explain laws)
Judicial
called the State legislature or Ohio General Assembly
Legislative Law
Makes Law
Legislative Law
leader of the executive branch of state government
Governor
Enforces law (Makes sure laws are carried out)
Executive