7 edition of State legislatures: an evaluation of their effectiveness found in the catalog.
State legislatures: an evaluation of their effectiveness
Citizens Conference on State Legislatures.
Bibliography: p. 477-480.
|Series||Praeger special studies in U.S. economic and social development|
|LC Classifications||JK2488 .C5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 480 p.|
|Number of Pages||480|
|LC Control Number||72170026|
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Tk e Effectiveness of Interest Groups in a State Legislature By Lawrence D. Longley Many factors can contribute to the effectiveness of an interest group in obtaining its goals, among them being the interest group's potentialities, its relations with other groups, its goals, its maximi-zation of capacities, and its tactics.
The purpose of this. Governors interact with their legislatures to help ensure that their priorities, goals, and accomplishments are accurately presented and positively received during oversight hearings and other legislative activities that address and evaluate executive branch implementation of legislatively mandated programs and services.
Veteran Homelessness. Since the beginning of the legislative sessions, state legislatures have introduced 79 bills that directly relate to the homelessness of veterans, such as home loans, rental protections and adapted housing.
State legislators, not voters, elected individuals to the U.S. Senate, and electors designated by each state's legislative body chose the president.
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to make laws. In ancient times, laws used to be either derived from customs, traditions and religious scriptures, or were issued by the kings as their commands. The Pennsylvania Code is an official publication of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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