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  Your Representative
The Ohio House of Representatives is composed of 99 members.
Since 1967, legislative districts have been determined on the basis of population.
In the 127th General Assembly, this figure is approximately 110,000 residents per House district.
www.house.state.oh.us /jsps/Representatives.jsp   (62 words)

  Regulations on Representative Offices of Foreign Law Firms in China (tdctrade.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The representative of the representative office shall be an attorney by profession and a member of the international attorneys' association, having provided legal services outside China for at least two years, not receiving any criminal punishment or not having been punished because of violation of attorney's moral ethics and practitioners disciplines.
Where representative offices are merged or divided or new representatives need to be accredited, the related parties shall handle the permit formalities according to the stipulations on the establishment procedures of representative offices of this set of Regulations.
Where the representative of a representative office is punished according to laws due to violation of China's national security, public safety, or social administration orders, the law firm, to which the representative office that hires the representative belongs, will not be allowed to apply to establish a representative office in China.
www.tdctrade.com /report/reg/reg_020602.htm   (3043 words)

Representative Anthony Petruccelli:- ward one (all precincts) and the Boston HarborIslands
Representative Joseph F. Wagner:- ward one (all precincts), ward two (precincts A, C and D), ward three (all precincts), ward six (precinct A), ward seven (all precincts), ward eight (all precincts) and ward nine (all precincts)
Representative Peter J. Koutoujian:- ward five (all precincts), ward six (all precincts), ward seven (precinct 2), ward eight (all precincts) and ward nine (all precincts)
www.mass.gov /legis/citytown.htm   (3386 words)

  Representative democracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Representative democracy is a form of democracy founded on the exercise of popular sovereignty by the people's elected representatives.
It is a theory of civics in which voters choose (in free, secret, multi-party elections) representatives to act in their interests, but not as their proxies—i.e., not necessarily according to their voters' wishes, but with enough authority to exercise initiative in the face of changing circumstances.
Representative democracy is often contrasted to participative democracy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Representative_democracy   (393 words)

 United States House of Representatives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Each state is represented in the House proportionally to its population, and is entitled to at least one Representative.
The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the flish squares across the top), which display each member's name and vote as votes are in progress.
Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution sets forth three qualifications for representatives: each representative must be at least twenty-five years old, must have been a citizen of the United States for the past seven years, and must be (at the time of the election) an inhabitant of the state they represent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_House_of_Representatives   (6139 words)

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Representative institutions necessarily depend for permanence upon the readiness of the people to fight for them in case of their being endangered.
Obedience to a distant monarch is liberty itself compared with the dominion of the lord of the neighbouring castle: and the monarch was long compelled by necessities of position to exert his authority as the ally, rather than the master, of the classes whom he had aided in affecting their liberation.
But while it is essential to representative government that the practical supremacy in the state should reside in the representatives of the people, it is an open question what actual functions, what precise part in the machinery of government, shall be directly and personally discharged by the representative body.
www.eserver.org /philosophy/mill-representative-govt.txt   (17614 words)

 Representative Government and Democracy
According to Professor Robert Dahl, the beginnings of representative government "are to be found, notably in England and Sweden, in the assemblies summoned by monarchs, or sometimes the nobles themselves, to deal with important matters of state: revenues, wars, royal succession, and the like.
In fact, the "institutions of representative democracy removed government so far from the direct reach of the demos that one could reasonably wonder, as some critics have, whether the new system was entitled to call itself by the venerable name of democracy" (Dahl, 1989, p.
Representative government enabled a shift of the democratic stage from small city-states to large nation-states, and it has been viewed by many as a desirable solution to the competing needs of an effective but also accountable government.
www.oycf.org /Perspectives/3_123199/representative_government.htm   (2292 words)

 Write Your Representative - Contact your Congressperson in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Write Your Representative - Contact your Congressperson in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Please note that messages for specific Representatives sent to the Service Administrator will not be forwarded to the Representative.
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC 20515
www.house.gov /writerep   (84 words)

 ISSA Independent Representative Policies and Procedures
As a Representative of ISSA, I hereby promise and agree that:
A Representative may be terminated or suspended for materially violating the terms of his/her Representative Application and Agreement, for failing to meet or maintain the ISSA Code of Professional Ethics, or for violating any of the Rules and Regulations.
Representatives are not permitted to use the ISSA trade name in advertising their telephone and fax numbers in the white or yellow page sections of the telephone book in such a way to leave the impression that the Representative is the ISSA.
www.issaonline.com /issacentral/policies.cfm   (5060 words)

 TRUST for Representative Democracy: Case Statement
The Trust for Representative Democracy has already begun to launch several programs-bringing legislators into the schools; revamping civics curricula for students, teachers and legislative interns; cosponsoring a national academic competition for middle school students; and establishing civic education awards to recognize the top achievements in teaching Americans about their government.
A fundamental component of the Trust for Representative Democracy is the acknowledgment of legislatures, corporations, foundations, organizations and individuals in communities across the United States who demonstrate outstanding commitment to and achievement in civic education.
The mission of the Center is to be a leader in restoring confidence in representative government by promoting responsible behavior in legislatures and educating the public on the importance of the legislative process.
www.ncsl.org /public/casestat.htm   (2609 words)

 APA Science Student Council: Representative areas
Representatives may come from any training track (e.g., Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, School Psychology, etc) as long as their substantive research interests are appropriate to their council seat.
For each position, the representative should have a strong understanding of and training in scientific methodology as applied within his or her area.
The research focus of the representative should be reflective of these areas, however, it is not a necessity that the person is enrolled in a purely methodological program.
www.apa.org /SCIENCE/apassc-repareas.html   (615 words)

 Bakunin's Statism and Anarchy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The evolution of the Bolshevik government from "representative" government to an explicitly stated and politically justified "dictatorship of the party" is another case in point.
As such, Bakunin's warning that representative democracy simply hides the rule by a few party leaders is still extremely relevant, particularly as anarchists have a clear and valid alternative to it.
He stands for representative government as it is impossible, he argues, for everyone to vote on every issue (not that anarchists argue for this!).
flag.blackened.net /revolt/anarchism/writers/anarcho/Bakunin_critique.html   (8881 words)

 The Social Security Representative Program
Representative payees provide a vital service to our beneficiaries.  Misuse in this program is extremely rare and historically has been found to be less than one one-hundredth of one percent.  Nevertheless, that is no consolation to a beneficiary who has lost his or her much needed benefits nor is it acceptable to SSA.
If possible, we generally appoint a family member to be the representative payee-preferably in the immediate family.  If an immediate family member is not available or would not serve the best interests of the recipient, we look for another interested relative, such as a niece or nephew, or friend to serve as representative payee.
The Representative Payee System (RPS) is a centralized computer file containing information about individuals and organizations providing representative payment services and the beneficiaries that they serve.  It is an integral part of the representative payee application process.  The RPS has been useful for investigating fraud, suitability of payee applicants, and identifying trends.
www.ssa.gov /legislation/testimony_090903.htm   (1017 words)

 house.mi.gov - Find a Representative
A table listing all 110 Michigan Representatives and their contact information, including office phone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Leadership in the House is headed by the Speaker of the House, currently Andy Dillon, who makes committee appointments and designates which committee(s) each Representative will serve on.
Use this clickable district map to find which district you reside in.
house.michigan.gov /find_a_rep.asp   (58 words)

 OHCHR - The Special Representative of the SG on HR Defenders   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Special Representative meets, during the year, with numerous other actors of relevance to the mandate and its activities, including national parliaments; regional intergovernmental organizations; and groups of States having a commitment to improving the role and situation of human rights defenders.
The Special Representative may identify themes that are considered to have a fundamental bearing on the role and situation of human rights defenders across the world and seek to support defenders through action specifically in those areas.
The Special Representative’s annual reports to the Commission on Human Rights and to the General Assembly, required under the mandate, provide a record of the year’s activities, describe the primary trends and concerns identified during the year, and make recommendations for how these should be addressed.
www.unhchr.ch /defenders/srmethods3.htm   (1707 words)

 Representative Democracy
In that connection, the lack of contradiction between representative democracy and participatory democracy was mentioned, as representation and participation have been issues raised since the beginnings of the system of democracy itself and, in particular, since the eighteenth century.
Among significant features of representative democracy were mentioned the effectiveness of human rights, the rule of law, and the separation and independence of the branches of government, and it was suggested that there was a need to further the enhancement of the democratic system beyond such features.
There was agreement, too, that one factor contributing to the loss of credibility of the forms of representation had been the inability of representative systems to solve the serious economic, social, and cultural problems that had affected the most vulnerable sectors of society and the inability of such systems to achieve true development.
www.oas.org /Assembly2001/assembly/eng/documents/1664.htm   (4511 words)

 Amazon.com: Republic on Trial: The Case for Representative Democracy: Books: Alan Rosenthal,Burdett A. Loomis,John R. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It argues that not only is representative democracy the best option available, but that much of the criticisms of the the legislative branch is based on inaccurate perceptions.
While the public may be disillusioned with representative democracy, and while politicians may similarly have reservations, the alternatives are no better.
Representative democracy may not be perfect, as this book discusses, but it is the best system there is. Readers wishing to explore these discussions will greatly appreciate this book.
amazon.com /Republic-Trial-Case-Representative-Democracy/dp/1568026528   (1322 words)

 What is a Personal Representative? MSU Extension
No. If the personal representative named in the will or by the court does not want to serve, he or she may renounce the right by written notification to the court.
Bond is required of a personal representative under the following situations: if required by the court, if he or she is appointed special administrator, if required by the will, or if an interested person gives written notice to the court demanding that bond be posted and the court concurs.
If a personal representative hires an attorney to handle legal aspects of the settlement of the estate, the attorney's compensation can not exceed one and one half times what was allowable to the personal representative.
www.montana.edu /wwwpb/pubs/mt9008.html   (2634 words)

 Representative Payee Misuse
Representative Payees are required by law to use benefits properly.
A Representative Payee must apply the payments for the use and benefit of the entitled individual.
Use a beneficiary’s funds for the Representative Payee’s personal expenses, or spend funds in a way that would leave the beneficiary without necessary items or services (housing, food and medical care).
www.ssa.gov /oig/hotline/repayee.htm   (564 words)

 Project Vote Smart - Representative Granberg - Interest Group Ratings
2002 On the votes that the Illinois Chamber of Commerce considered to be the most important in 2002, Representative Granberg voted their preferred position 42 percent of the time.
1996 On the votes that the Illinois Chamber of Commerce considered to be the most important in 1996, Representative Granberg voted their preferred position 67 percent of the time.
2002 Based on voting records and a questionnaire sent out to all state legislative candidates by Illinois Citizens for Handgun Control, Representative Granberg was assigned a grade of F (with grades ranging from a high of A+ to a low of F).
www.vote-smart.org /issue_rating_category.php?can_id=BS024436   (1598 words)

 Representative on Freedom of the Media - Homepage
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media observes media developments in all 56 OSCE participating States.
VIENNA, 29 March 2007 - The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Miklos Haraszti, presented a report today on the state of public broadcasting in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
VIENNA, 27 March 2007 - The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Miklos Haraszti, today commended the Kyrgyz Parliament's decision to abolish criminal libel and insult laws as well as President Kurmanbek Bakiyev's "green light" for public...
www.osce.org /fom   (225 words)

 Personal Representative
Personal representative status usually is invoked when the individual is legally incapacitated or is under age of majority.
To apply the personal representative provisions, it is necessary to appreciate the distinctions among adults, emancipated minors and unemancipated minors.
For example, if an individual is unconscious, his or her spouse generally can make decisions for that individual, but the covered entity only can disclose to the personal representative PHI related to that emergency situation and not unrelated PHI.
www.futuraintl.com /hipaa/PersonalRep.htm   (1768 words)

 Congressman Bud Cramer - Home
Representative Cramer and Tennessee Representative Lincoln Davis hosted the event.
Representative Cramer presented Wesley the medals during a ceremony at the Madison City Hall.
Representative Cramer has heard from many constituents expressing their concerns over their ability to communicate with Congress.
cramer.house.gov /NR/exeres/EF13B332-33B5-4F6D-A432-76DFA33AC27C.htm   (342 words)

 United States Congress (Harpers.org)
It was reported that the omnibus spending bill passed by the House of Representatives this month includes $23 billion in "earmarks" such as $50 million for an indoor rain forest in Iowa and $225,000 to repair a swimming pool in Sparks, Nevada.
Jim Gibbons, a Republican representative, explained that the funding came about because he felt guilty for clogging up that pool with tadpoles when he was a boy.
Representative Jim Gibbons of Nevada called for liberals to be used as human shields in Iraq; he later apologized for plagiarizing his remarks.
www.harpers.org /Congress.html   (4168 words)

 State Representative Jim Shapiro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Representative James Shapiro is serving his first term representing central Stamford, including Belltown, Hubbard Heights, the Mid Ridges, Newfield, Oaklawn, Pepper Ridge, Revonah Woods, and parts of Springdale.
Representative Shapiro has a number of priorities for the current Legislative Session, including education funding and property tax reduction, the budget, homeland security, ethics and government contracting reform, transportation and the death penalty.
Representative Shapiro also serves his community as an Advisory Board Member for the University of Connecticut Stamford Branch, the Domestic Violence Crisis Center, and the Truglia Thumbelina Fund.
www.cga.ct.gov /hdo/HDO144.asp   (225 words)

 Photo Album
The High Representative, Christian Schwarz-Schilling during his first visit as High Representative and EU Special Representative to the Srebrenica Potocari Memorial, payed his respect to the memory of the victims of the Srebrenica Massacre.
The High Representative and European Union Special Representative, Christian Schwarz-Schilling, and Patriach Pavle discussed in Belgrade the role of religious leaders and religious communities in the process of reconciliation and better understanding among citizens and communities in the region.
The High Representative, Christian Schwarz-Schilling, chairing a meeting of the Political Directors of the Peace Implementation Council Steering Board in Vienna, together with representatives of BiH led by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers Adnan Terzic.
www.ohr.int /ohr-info/photos   (1041 words)

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