The U.S. Senate is one of two chambers of the federal legislature. Senators are responsible for writing and passing legislation, approving presidential appointments, and ratifying treaties with foreign countries.
U.S. House of Representatives is one of two chambers for the federal legislature. Representatives begin the legislation process, offer amendments, and serve on committees
Official responsible for maintaining state records and managing elections
Chief law enforcement officer and legal advisor to the state government
Official responsible for vetting state finances
Official responsible for receiving and managing state public funds
Official responsible for managing all state lands and mineral rights, as well as overseeing leases and royalties on state land
Members of a body that advises the Secretary of Education on policy
Members of a body that regulates the utilities, telecommunications, and motor carrier industries to ensure fair and reasonable rates, and to assure reasonable and adequate services to the public as provided by law.
Legislative authority and responsibilities include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.