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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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The Texas state flower is the bluebonnet and the state bird is the mockingbird. The bluebonnet was adopted as the state flower of Texas in 1901. In addition to Texas, the mockingbird is also the state bird of Arkansas, F... More »

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An easy way to find your state representative's contact information is to go to your state legislature's website and use its directory to look up the representative for your district. You can also call your county regist... More »

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 »

Nebraska is the only state in the United States which has a unicameral, or single-chamber, legislature. All of the other 49 states currently have bicameral, or two-chamber, legislatures. In 1934, during the 6th year of t... More »

The U.S. government boasts a two-house legislature, which is referred to as bi-cameralism and includes the Senate and the House of Representatives. There are approximately 540 people who make up the entire legislature. More »