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Usually legislative bodies will have some sort of orientation handbook or process for newly elected members. In your example of New Hampshire this is actually written into legislation - Title 1 Chapter 17C of the New Hampshire Revised Statutes establishes a committee on legislator orientation with a responsibility: To prepare, print and distribute a ...


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This looks like to be a strategy document setting out the vision of the vision of the Biden adminisration - hence the 'ambiguities'. The strategy is Keynesian with large scale expenditure on public infrastructure partly predicated on the changes required to the economy due to climate change. This sounds very much like the much heralded Green New Deal. I ...


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It appears that no bill exactly tracking the President's proposal has been introduced in Congress at this time. Components of his proposed legislation closely track existing legislative bills (e.g. related to Broadband infrastructure), but there is no one bill as I write this that matches it based upon a Govtrack.us search. The President, of course, does not ...


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Yes, Democrats used the filibuster to kill the late-term abortion ban bill in 2018. It had passed the House, had the support of the majority of the Senate, and would’ve been signed by President Trump. The bill, which was passed by the House of Representatives in Oct. 2017, is opposed by most Senate Democrats. To prevent a filibuster, Republicans needed ...


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Before a Bill can become law, it must be passed both by the House of Representatives and the Senate. It can originate in either chamber (except for revenue bills, which must originate from the House), and both chambers have the power to reject a law. After the Bill passes both chambers, the Governor must approve or veto the Bill. If he approves, then it ...


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