Most people know how the federal government works but how much do you know about how your state government works? Do you know who’s in the cabinet? What powers the governor has? How bills are proposed? We want to show you how government works in California by answering these and more questions.
The first step is to understand the three branches of state government.
Chart compiled from information from the California State Directory. To see a more detailed organizational chart with a breakdown of government agencies under the executive branch, head to the California Online Directory.
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