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Unformatted text preview: i. Bills die committee, more bills are read to committee to please people ii. Lets say theres a bill for tuition raise at LSU 1. All the committee can do is to advise the legislature on whether they recommend acceptance or dismissal 2. They can also not look at it or change it 3. They can cut the tuition raise in half iii. d. The third reading and Final Passage i. Goes XIII. The Legislature: How It Really Works A. Overview a. What makes it so interesting is that the legislature has a fair enough amount of power, yet it cannot seem to wield it! B. Learning to Drive a. Bicycle (Rubber Stamp legislature) i. The legislature will rubber stamp ok on whatever the governor wanted ii. In the Long days, Long would tell legislators that were elected on his ticket that they would do what he wanted iii. Resources Information-State governments were getting bigger b. Car C. Recent Changes...
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- Spring '09