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What is the Legislature?

Civics 101 in 120 Seconds (ish) – What is the Legislature? (2 min)


Civics 101 in 120 Seconds (ish) is your straightforward guide through the often confounding legislative process.


The Legislature is made up of people. Regular people.

We have a part-time legislature:

Odd years are the long session (105 days)

Even years is the short session (60 days)

The two sessions combined make up a Biennium

When the session is over they return to their regular jobs.


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