unicameral :

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  • a  composed of one legislative body

  • State senator Mike Flood, speaker of Nebraska's unicameral legislature, introduced a bill on Friday to change the law to cover newborns up to three days old only.
  • At Manila last week a skeptical people looked independence in the face as their Commonwealth's new unicameral National Assembly met for the first time.
  • At the end of the day, the judiciary committee voted to send a measure to the floor of the unicameral legislature on Tuesday that would amend the governor's bill to extend the law .
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  • Letters to the Editor
    Unfortunately, this is not your grandfather's unicameral. The senators hear from lobbyists every day in Lincoln and are supplied day in and day out with "issue information" from the lobbyists and begin to believe what they hear.
    July 13, 2013 - Grand Island Independent

  • Manuel Villar in GMA news.tv
    Villar said it was understandable that some quarters (the House of Representatives) are pursuing to amend the Constitution to abolish the Senate "under the guise of a shift to a unicameral parliamentary system" through the People's Initiative.
  • Bill Avery in Fresno Bee (registration)
    The biggest strength of the unicameral system in Nebraska is that it's probably the most open and accountable system in America,said Sen. Bill Avery, a Democrat from Lincoln.
  • Lito Atienza in Manila Standard Today
    The shift to the unicameral parliamentary system has now become even more urgent given the Senate's intransigence in pushing economic reforms and initiatives that would directly benefit the people,Atienza said.

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