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Local and State Government NotesSSCG17 Demonstrate knowledge of the organization and powers of stateand local government described in the Georgia Constitution.A.Examine the structure of local governments with emphasis oncounties and cities.B.Analyze the relationship among state and local governments.C.Examine sources of revenue received by local governments.D.Analyze the services provided by state and local governments.E.Analyze limitations on state and local government that may beexercised by the citizens (e.g., the initiative, referendum, andrecall).State of Georgia_____cities_____counties____________________________________________________________________ usually still center of politicsGeorgia’s CountiesExamples of state programs carried out by counties______________________________________________________Filing official records of lawMaintaining roadsProviding for the welfare of all citizens___________________________Garbage collection and disposalHealth carePublic housingWater and utilities___________________________Georgia’s GovernmentResembles federal government with___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Local Government Sources of RevenueAd valorem tax=_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Sales tax=_____________________________________________________________________Local-option sales tax=___________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________Example= increase base state sales tax rate by 1% and put fundscollected towards funding new schools or roadways within thecity/countySPLOST= ____________________________________________
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