Hi! I live in PA… Who are our Government Representatives Mr. Gibbs Civics Winter 2009
We have two different governments representing us… <ul><li>The FEDERAL and the STATE </li></ul><ul><li>Each body has three...
THE FEDERAL GOV’T <ul><li>Executive Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial Branch </li></ul>
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch - SENATE <ul><li>We, like all the other states, have 2 representatives in the Upper House of Congress: ...
Legislative Branch - HOUSE <ul><li>Pennsylvania – has 19 reps in the lower house – the House of Representatives – this num...
Newtown Square’s Representative? <ul><li>Joe Sestak – 7 th  District </li></ul><ul><li>http://sestak.house.gov/   </li></ul>
 
FEDERAL - Judicial Branch <ul><li>District </li></ul><ul><li>Circuit </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme </li></ul>
13 Circuits (11 listed, 12 is DC, 13 is the nationwide one)
We are in the Third Circuit and the Eastern District of PA <ul><li>United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit </...
There are 650 District Judges nationwide…. <ul><li>We have 32 in our District </li></ul>Chief Judge  Harvey Bartle III  Ph...
Circuit Judges? 6-28 per Circuit…..we have 22 <ul><li>Judges of the Third Circuit </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Appeals Judge  T...
Circuit
US Supreme Court
JUDGES
2008 DOCKET <ul><li>http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1847143,00.html   </li></ul>
CHAPTER 12 – STATE GOVERNMENTS <ul><li>Under the “Federal System”:  </li></ul><ul><li>The National Gov’t has powers…. (Exp...
What is an example of a concurrent power? <ul><li>I’ll tell you abut the worst one….. </li></ul><ul><li>TAXES – each paych...
The Structure is a little different….. But VERY Similar…..
Jurisdiction <ul><li>Now we should probably better undertsand the jurisdiction portion of Chapter 8….. </li></ul><ul><li>T...
PA has its own EXECUTIVE BRANCH <ul><li>Led by our very own Governor Rendell </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.governor.state.p...
Pa has its own Senate…. <ul><li>          Name:1   Farnese, Lawrence M., Jr. (D) 2   Tartaglione, Christine M. (D) 3   Kit...
PA has its own House of Representatives…. <ul><li>http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/repres...
Legislators  Newtown Square - 19073 <ul><li>Senate  </li></ul><ul><li>District 17  Daylin Leach </li></ul><ul><li>19  Andr...
PA has its own Supreme Court <ul><li>  Ronald D. Castille Chief Justice of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas G. Saylor...
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  1. 1. Hi! I live in PA… Who are our Government Representatives Mr. Gibbs Civics Winter 2009
  2. 2. We have two different governments representing us… <ul><li>The FEDERAL and the STATE </li></ul><ul><li>Each body has three branches…. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 3 Different types of powers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expressed, Reserved and Concurrent </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. THE FEDERAL GOV’T <ul><li>Executive Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial Branch </li></ul>
  4. 4. Executive Branch
  5. 5. Legislative Branch - SENATE <ul><li>We, like all the other states, have 2 representatives in the Upper House of Congress: </li></ul><ul><li>Democrat - http://casey.senate.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>Republican - http://specter.senate.gov/public/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Legislative Branch - HOUSE <ul><li>Pennsylvania – has 19 reps in the lower house – the House of Representatives – this number, as we all remember, is based on popuation </li></ul><ul><li>Altmire, Jason , Pennsylvania, 4th </li></ul><ul><li>Brady, Robert , Pennsylvania, 1st </li></ul><ul><li>Carney, Christopher P. , Pennsylvania, 10th </li></ul><ul><li>Dahlkemper, Kathy , Pennsylvania, 3rd </li></ul><ul><li>Dent, Charles W. , Pennsylvania, 15th </li></ul><ul><li>Doyle, Mike , Pennsylvania, 14th </li></ul><ul><li>Fattah, Chaka , Pennsylvania, 2nd </li></ul><ul><li>Gerlach, Jim , Pennsylvania, 6th </li></ul><ul><li>Kanjorski, Paul E. , Pennsylvania, 11th </li></ul><ul><li>Holden, Tim , Pennsylvania, 17th </li></ul><ul><li>Murphy, Patrick J. , Pennsylvania, 8th </li></ul><ul><li>Murphy, Tim , Pennsylvania, 18th </li></ul><ul><li>Murtha, John , Pennsylvania, 12th </li></ul><ul><li>Pitts, Joseph R. , Pennsylvania, 16th </li></ul><ul><li>Platts, Todd , Pennsylvania, 19th </li></ul><ul><li>Schwartz, Allyson Y. , Pennsylvania, 13th </li></ul><ul><li>Sestak, Joe , Pennsylvania, 7th </li></ul><ul><li>Shuster, Bill , Pennsylvania, 9th </li></ul><ul><li>Thompson, Glen W. , Pennsylvania, 5th </li></ul>
  7. 7. Newtown Square’s Representative? <ul><li>Joe Sestak – 7 th District </li></ul><ul><li>http://sestak.house.gov/ </li></ul>
  8. 9. FEDERAL - Judicial Branch <ul><li>District </li></ul><ul><li>Circuit </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme </li></ul>
  9. 10. 13 Circuits (11 listed, 12 is DC, 13 is the nationwide one)
  10. 11. We are in the Third Circuit and the Eastern District of PA <ul><li>United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit </li></ul><ul><li>District of Delaware </li></ul><ul><li>District of New Jersey </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern District of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Middle District of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Western District of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>THE “EASTERN” DISTRICT: </li></ul><ul><li>The Court's jurisdiction includes  Philadelphia , as well as  Berks ,  Bucks ,  Chester ,  Delaware ,  Lancaster ,  Lehigh ,  Montgomery  and  Northampton counties . </li></ul>
  11. 12. There are 650 District Judges nationwide…. <ul><li>We have 32 in our District </li></ul>Chief Judge  Harvey Bartle III  Philadelphia Senior Judge  J. William Ditter, Jr.  Philadelphia Senior Judge  John Fullam  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Louis Pollak  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Norma Shapiro  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Lowell Reed, Jr.  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Thomas O'Neill, Jr.  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Edmund Ludwig  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Robert Kelley  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Jan Dubois  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Robert Buckwalter  Philadelphia Senior Judge  William Yohn, Jr.  Philadelphia Senior Judge  John Padova  Philadelphia Senior Judge  Bruce Kauffman  Philadelphia District Judge  Stewart Dazell  Philadelphia District Judge  Curtis Joyner  Philadelphia District Judge  Edward Roberno  Philadelphia District Judge  Anita Brody  Philadelphia District Judge  Mary McLaughin  Philadelphia District Judge  Petrese Tucker  Philadelphia District Judge  Berle Schiller  Philadelphia District Judge  R. Barclay Surrick  Philadelphia District Judge  Legrome Davis  Philadelphia District Judge  Cynthia Rufe  Philadelphia District Judge  Michael Baylson  Philadelphia District Judge  Tim Savage  Philadelphia District Judge  James Gardner  Philadelphia District Judge  Gene Pratter  Philadelphia District Judge  Lawrence Stengel  Philadelphia District Judge  Paul Diamond  Philadelphia District Judge  Juan Sanchez  Philadelphia District Judge  Thomas Golden  Philadelphia
  12. 13. Circuit Judges? 6-28 per Circuit…..we have 22 <ul><li>Judges of the Third Circuit </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Appeals Judge  Tony Scirica </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Leonard Garth </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Joseph Weis, Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Walter Stapleton </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Morton Greenberg </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Robert Cowen </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Jane Roth </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Franklin Van Antwerpen </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Richard Nygaard </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Appeals Judge  Ruggero Aldisert </li></ul><ul><li>Appeals Judge  Dolores Slovitter </li></ul>Appeals Judge  Theordore McKee Appeals Judge  Marjorie Rendell Appeals Judge  Maryanne Barry Appeals Judge  Thomas Ambro Appeals Judge  Julio Fuentes Appeals Judge  Brooks Smith Appeals Judge  Michael Fisher Appeals Judge  Michael Chagares Appeals Judge  Kent Jordan Appeals Judge  Thomas Hardiman
  13. 14. Circuit
  14. 15. US Supreme Court
  15. 16. JUDGES
  16. 17. 2008 DOCKET <ul><li>http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1847143,00.html </li></ul>
  17. 18. CHAPTER 12 – STATE GOVERNMENTS <ul><li>Under the “Federal System”: </li></ul><ul><li>The National Gov’t has powers…. (Expressed) </li></ul><ul><li>The State Gov’t has powers…(Reserved) </li></ul><ul><li>And They also have some powers at the same time (Concurrent) </li></ul>
  18. 19. What is an example of a concurrent power? <ul><li>I’ll tell you abut the worst one….. </li></ul><ul><li>TAXES – each paycheck we get – the federal government will take out taxes to help fund their government….and the State will take out taxes to help pay for their government…. </li></ul>
  19. 20. The Structure is a little different….. But VERY Similar…..
  20. 21. Jurisdiction <ul><li>Now we should probably better undertsand the jurisdiction portion of Chapter 8….. </li></ul><ul><li>The Federal Judicial Branch only looks at certain cases – the State Judicial system interprets all other laws… </li></ul>
  21. 22. PA has its own EXECUTIVE BRANCH <ul><li>Led by our very own Governor Rendell </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.governor.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt? </li></ul>
  22. 23. Pa has its own Senate…. <ul><li>          Name:1   Farnese, Lawrence M., Jr. (D) 2   Tartaglione, Christine M. (D) 3   Kitchen, Shirley M. (D) 4   Washington, Leanna M. (D) 5   Stack, Michael J. (D) 6   Tomlinson, Robert M. (R) 7   Hughes, Vincent J. (D) 8   Williams, Anthony H. (D) 9   Pileggi, Dominic (R) 10   McIlhinney, Charles T., Jr. (R) 11   O'Pake, Michael A. (D) 12   Greenleaf, Stewart J. (R) 13   Smucker, Lloyd K. (R) 14   Musto, Raphael J. (D) 15   Piccola, Jeffrey E. (R) 16   Browne, Patrick M. (R) 17   Leach, Daylin (D) 18   Boscola, Lisa M. (D) 19   Dinniman, Andrew E. (D) 20   Baker, Lisa (R) 21   White, Mary Jo (R) 22   Mellow, Robert J. (D) 23   Yaw, Gene (R) 24   Wonderling, Robert C. (R) 25   Scarnati, Joseph B., III (R) 26   Erickson, Edwin B. (R) 27   Gordner, John R. (R) 28   Waugh, Michael L. (R) 30   Eichelberger, John H. (R) 31   Vance, Patricia H. (R) 32   Kasunic, Richard A (D) 33   Alloway, Richard L., II (R) 34   Corman, Jake (R) 35   Wozniak, John N. (D) 36   Brubaker, Michael W. (R) 37   Pippy, John (R) 38   Ferlo, Jim (D) 39   Ward, Kim L. (R) 40   Orie, Jane Clare (R) 41   White, Donald C. (R) 42   Fontana, Wayne D. (D) 43   Costa, Jay (D) 44   Rafferty, John C., Jr. (R) 45   Logan, Sean (D) 46   Stout, J. Barry (D) 47   Vogel, Elder A., Jr. (R) 48   Folmer, Mike (R) 49   Earll, Jane M. (R) 50   Robbins, Robert D. (R) </li></ul>
  23. 24. PA has its own House of Representatives…. <ul><li>http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/representatives_dn.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>They all take part in identical duties to that of our Federal lawmakers….just on a state level (committees, representing constituents, etc.) </li></ul>
  24. 25. Legislators Newtown Square - 19073 <ul><li>Senate </li></ul><ul><li>District 17  Daylin Leach </li></ul><ul><li>19  Andrew E. Dinniman </li></ul><ul><li>26  Edwin B. Erickson       </li></ul><ul><li>House </li></ul><ul><li>District 161  Bryan R. Lentz </li></ul><ul><li>165  William F. Adolph </li></ul><ul><li>167  Duane Milne </li></ul><ul><li>168  Thomas H. Killion </li></ul>
  25. 26. PA has its own Supreme Court <ul><li>  Ronald D. Castille Chief Justice of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas G. Saylor </li></ul><ul><li>J. Michael Eakin </li></ul><ul><li>Max Baer </li></ul><ul><li>Debra Todd </li></ul><ul><li>Seamus P. McCaffery </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Cutler Greenspan </li></ul>

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