EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Philiip Small, Grace Traver

With whom does the executive power rest? who currently holds that position

the commander in chief holds the executive power. Barack Obama currently holds the position.

what is the function of the executive branch within the federal government?

the U.S. government is responsible for enforcing laws.

what are the rules of the president?

The roles are (1) chief of state, (2) chief executive, (3) chief administrator, (4) chief diplomat, (5) commander in chief, (6) chief legislator, (7) party chief, and (8) chief citizen. Chief of state refers to the president as the head of the government. He is the symbol of all the people.

what are the major departments that make up the President's cabinet?

The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments— the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation,treasury, and Veterans Affairs.

Who holds executive power in Maryland?

The executive power is vested in the governor. Governor Larry Hogan currently holds that position.

What is the function of the executive branch within the state government?

States reserve the right to organize in any way, so they often vary greatly with regard to executive structure. No two state executive organizations are identical.

What are the roles/jobs of the governor?

The Governor is the chief executive officer of the State and commander-in-chief of its military forces. The Executive Branch of government includes executive departments, independent agencies, and numerous commissions, task forces, committees, and advisory boards, which is headed by the governor.

What are the major departments that make up the Governor's executive council?

They include the Governor, who chairs the Council; the Lieutenant Governor; the secretary of state, the secretary of each principal department of the executive branch of state government; the State Superintendent of Schools; the Secretary of Higher Education, and adjutant general.

Concluding sentence on how the federal and state executive branches are similar.

the federal and executive branches are similar because they both have a head of state, and chief executive. they both have smaller committees in their branches.