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Congress Reconsidered by
Call Number: JK 1061 C587 1981
Publication Date: 1981-01-01
The House by
Call Number: JK 1319 R46 2006
Publication Date: 2006-04-25
An official, narrative history of the U.S. House of Representatives takes a close-up look at the influence of this important political body throughout American history, profiling some of the high-profile figures--including Henry Clay, Tip O'Neill, John C. Calhoun, Shirley Chisholm, and others--who have played important roles in the political process.
Legislative process, Texas-style by
Call Number: JK 4825 1981 S67
Publication Date: 1981
The house of representatives -- The organization of the house -- How a bill becomes law -- How to kill a bill -- Public land for Texas schools -- The appropriations bill -- The Texas senate, part one -- The Texas senate, part two -- The governor, part one -- The governor, part two -- The governor, part three.
Local Government Law in a Nutshell by
Call Number: KF5300 Z9 M3 2003
Publication Date: 2003-08-08
*Local governing power: General aspects, limitation, resolution of power conflicts and challenges.
*Formation of the local government, alteration, boundary changes, some problems of organization and operation- officers, employees, allocation and delegation of functions, elections.
*Regulation of conduct and the use of land.
*Acquisition, limitations on use, and disposition of goods, services and property.
*Revenues: Local revenue raining, local taxes, non-tax revenue raising devices, borrowing, municipal expenditures.
*Considerations pertinent to citizen litigation with local governments.
Senate Procedure and Practice by
Call Number: KF 4982 G65 2013
Publication Date: 2013-10-17
Senate Procedure and Practice explains why and how the Senate has worked for more than two centuries. It includes the updated modifications of procedures governing Senate debate, amendment rights, and the formation of conferences. This book is filled with fascinating stories and insights that highlight why certain rules are in place how they are practiced, and the ways in which those practices have changed throughout history as our federal government and the needs of our electorate have evolved.