Govt 1 - Ch 7, 8, 9

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Govt 1 - Ch 7, 8, 9
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Govt 1 - Chapter 7, 8, 9
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  1. The governors formal powers include:
    • Submission of annual budget,
    • Vetos: Item, general...
    • Special session...
    • Executive Order...
    • Appointment powers....
  2. The current Attorney General:
    Steve Cooley.
  3. The second most powerful member of the executive branch?
    Attorney General
  4. The duties of the Secretary of State included:
    • Records Keeper...
    • Elections supervisor.
  5. The head of the department of education is:
    The superintendent of public instruction.
  6. The ____________ supervises all state and local tax collection & writes checks for the state.
    controller
  7. The _________________ oversees the collection of excise taxes on sales, gasoline, and liquor.
    Board of Equalization.
  8. The _____________ exemplifies the persistent reform mentality of California voters.
    Insurance commissioner.
  9. Proposition 13:
    Reduced local property taxes by 57 %.
  10. CA's revenue: _______% personal income, ____% sales tax, ____%banks/corps, ____% insurance, ___% other.
    • 52
    • 31
    • 9
    • 2
    • 3
  11. CA's expenditures:
    ____% k-12 education, ___%higher education, ___% Human Svcs, ____% corrections, ____% other.
    • 43
    • 14
    • 25
    • 9
    • 7
  12. Prop 98
    40% of spending must go to k-12 education
  13. The more money you make, the higher the tax bracket is a ____________ tax.
    progessive (ex personal).
  14. Everyone pays the same tax is a __________ tax.
    regressive (ex. sales).
  15. A tax that is for a specific thing.
    Ear-marked tax (ex. gas).

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