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A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city. Legislatures form important parts of most governments; in the separation of powers model, they are often contrasted with the executive and judicial branches of government.
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After Years of Wrangling, Kansas Leaders Reach Deal to Expand MedicaidThe bipartisan proposal announced Thursday must still pass the Legislature. The state’s past expansion efforts have stalled.
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine calls for gun safety measures after mass shootingOhio Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican, has called on the Legislature to pass a number of gun safety measures, including expanded background checks and initiatives to address mental health and gun..
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Three TDP MLAs suspended from AP assembly for obstructing proceedingsThe three, K Atchannaidu, Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary and Nimmala Ramanaidu, who are deputy leaders of TDP in the assembly, have been suspended from the House for the rest of the Budget session...
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California Poised to Become First State to Ban Discrimination Based on Natural HairThe state’s Legislature approved a measure banning the form of racial discrimination. It now heads to the desk of Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat.