Federal and MD state Executive

Lyndsey Riti and Tyler Kurack

Powers that the MD governor has

The current MD governor is Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr. The MD governor has power to make executive orders, inaugural addresses, speeches, state of the state addresses. The major departments that make up the governor's executive council include agriculture, budget and management, education, general services, and human resources.

Powers of the Executive Branch

The power of the executive branch is vested in the president. He acts as head of state and commander in chief of the armed forces. The president has the power either to sign legislation into law or to veto bills enacted by congress. The major departments that make up the presidents cabinet are The Department of Defense, the department of homeland security, department of state, the department of treasury, and the department of justice.
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How the federal and state executive are simillar

Like the federal government states also tend to have an executive branch, a legislative branch, and a judicial branch. Because of this state laws tend to follow a similar process as federal laws signed by the governor.