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le juhs lay cher

  • n  persons who make or amend or repeal laws

  • On Tuesday the legislature started a special session to reform Florida's dysfunctional property tax system, aiming to save residents the tens of billions of dollars that .
  • My preference would be an appointment for vacancies either by governor or legislature until the vacancy is filled at the next statewide election, either primary or general.
  • The Democratic-controlled legislature was most reluctant to take any such action.
News & Articles

  • Legislature to convene for interim meetings in Wheeling
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Members of the Legislature will return to West Virginias birthplace next week to commemorate the states 150th birthday and conduct official business in some of the same spaces where the first lawmakers worked and debated. Lawmakers w...
    June 13, 2013 - Charleston Daily Mail
  • Legislature’s second special session
    Legislators: Buy your own meals Since the Legislature is going into a second special session, this is an excellent opportunity for the House and the Senate to amend the rules about meals and other gifts from lobbyists [“Second special session looms as two sides far apart,” NWTuesday, Jun
    June 13, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • NY Legislature votes against Peace Bridge agency
    New York's Legislature began the process of dissolving a bi-national agency Wednesday amid a growing conflict with Canada over the Peace Bridge in Buffalo. The Senate and Assembly overwhelmingly approved ...
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Vice President Dick Cheney in International Herald Tribune
    When asked about another comment Biden made during the vice-presidential debate, Cheney said the vice president-elect "can't keep straight which article of the Constitution provides for the legislature, which provides for the executive."
  • Cardinal Roger Mahony in Catholic Culture
    The Arizona legislature just passed the country's most retrogressive, mean-spirited, and useless anti-immigrant law [SB 1070, awaiting the expected signature of Gov. Jan Brewer],Cardinal Mahony wrote on April 18. "The tragedy of the law is...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in Water World
    It's critical that the water bond pass, as it will improve California's economic growth, environmental sustainability and water supply for future generations,Schwarzenegger said. "For that reason, I will work with the Legislature to...

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