Branches of Government

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Learn About the Each Branch in NJ

Legislative Branch

NJ has 2 Senators

*Cory Booker

*Bob Menendez

NJ has 12 Representatives from the House of Representatives

Our Representative for Middlesex County is Bonnie Watson Coleman

Judicial Branch

The judicial branch interprets the meaning of laws, applies laws to individual cases, and decides if laws violate the Constitution. The judicial branch is comprised of the Supreme Court and other federal courts. Supreme Court - The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States.

Executive branch

The Executive branch of our Government is in charge of making sure that the laws of the United States are obeyed. The President of the United States is the head of the executive branch. The President gets help from the Vice President, department heads (called Cabinet members), and heads of independent agencies.

Legislative Branch


NJ has 2 Senators

*Cory Booker

*Bob Menendez


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