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government

In the broadest sense, an organisation empowered to create and enforce law, and to manage (administer) an area of land, a specific group of people, or an association.
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Everything they get from the gummint (their word, not mine) - Medicaid, Medicare, veterans benefits, Social Security, farm subsidies, fire and police department services, public roads, testing of the medicines they use, etcetera ad infintum - they deserve.
Jeppesen includes them right on the approach plates for each airport whether they're standard or not (usually on the back or "airport layout" side of just the first approach plate when an airport has more than one), but you'll have to look elsewhere for this information if you're using approach plates produced by the gummint.