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Reapportionment of the Mississippi Legislature

Leon A. Wilber

Reapportionment of the Mississippi Legislature

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Published by Committee on Governmental Affairs, Mississippi State Chamber of Commerce in Jackson, Miss .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Leon A. Wilber.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 95/01507 (J)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 54 leaves :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL837111M
LC Control Number95112834

JACKSON - Tuesday marked the latest deadline during the three-month session of the Mississippi Legislature. It was the final day for the House and Senate to act on general bills that had first.   Gov. Phil Bryant, before the session ended, signed the Legislature’s answer to so-called Blue Lives Matter legislation enacted in other states, including neighboring Louisiana. Read Next. Mississippi’s only abortion clinic still open, but a legal battle could be on the horizon.   As a result of the census, Mississippi's congressional delegation shrank from eight to seven members. () "In , after long and acrimonious battle, it appeared that the Legislature would never agree on any redistricting plan" but "[a]t the last minute, the matter was settled by combining the Seventh and Eighth Districts." ().

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