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What is County Government? In the State of Texas, county government is a unit of state government often referred to as “an arm of the state.” However, county government also acts as a unit of local government. Consequently, county governments in Texas perform two basic functions: Carry out administrative and judicial responsibilities for the State of Texas. Carry out … [Read more...] about What You Wish Your Constituents Knew About County Government, the County Budget, and the Property Tax