City or town government is your local government, led by elected representatives who lead only that town or city. County governments vary widely by state. In some locations, county governments oversee public education, law enforcement, the court system, and specific taxes. In other states, state governments oversee a portion of these services. And yet other … Continue reading How do my city, county, and state government differ?
Local governments carry out the same duties as state and national governments, but on a smaller scale. Led by leaders who are elected representatives working on behalf of the citizens in the particular town or city they represent, local government size varies by the size of the town or city. Local government leaders only have … Continue reading What is Local Government?