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The Texas state legislature meets once every two years on odd-numbered years. The legislature begins their sessions at noon on the second Tuesday of the month of January. More »

To find accurate and reliable information on bills recently passed by the Texas Legislature, you can conduct searches through the Texas Legislature Online, the Legislative Reference Library of Texas, and the Office of th... More »

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Texas allows one of the six most common direct democracy propositions or ballot measures, the ratification or rejection of a constitutional amendment, according to Ballotpedia. The Texas legislature can put such an amend... More »

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The purpose of a bicameral legislature is to represent two differing interests, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Wikipedia states that a bicameral legislature also provides checks and balances, and it prevents t... More »

The terms unicameralism and bicameralism refer to the organization of a legislature in a country. The legislature may have a single chamber, which means it is unicameral, or two chambers, which makes it bicameral. More »

Nebraska is the only state in the country to have a unicameral legislature, which means that the legislative body is made up of only one house. Nebraska voters chose this option in 1934, and it took effect in 1937. All o... More »

The primary purpose for a bicameral legislature is to dilute the effects of the popular will in decision making for a state or country by creating more hurdles for legislation to clear before becoming law and/or by creat... More »