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Videos: The Legislative Branch

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Ben Barnes comments on being selected Speaker of the Texas House.
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A short video feature explores the legislative focus of the Texas Lieutenant Governor's office via interviews with former office holders.
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section 6.1
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Interviews with interns and staff provide a ground level view of how legislative offices perform their functions.
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section 5.0
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Former Perry Chief of Staff Barry McBee discusses Governor Rick Perry's record number of vetoes at the close of the 77th Session.
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section 8.5
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State Representative Geanie Morrison (R-Victoria), chair of the House Committee on Higher Education in the 78th Legislature, comments on the perspective of committee chair in the legislative process.
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section 7.2
State Representative Geanie Morrison (R-Victoria) describes the legislative process.
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section 8.0
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State Representative Patrick Rose (D-Dripping Springs) remarks on how redistricting in 2001 affected his decision to run for office.
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Features: The Legislative Branch

Governors and special sessions of the legislature
Special sessions of the legislature
section 2.2
Thinking comparatively: legislative salaries and staff
Legislative salaries and staff
section 2.5
Governors and special sessions of the legislature
Special sessions of the legislature
section 2.5
Caucuses illustrate changes in legislature
Caucuses illustrate changes in legislature
section 3.0
Parties in the Texas Legislature
Parties in the Texas Legislature
section 3.3
Gender in the Texas Legislature
Gender in the Texas Legislature
section 3.4
Race in the Texas Legislature
Race in the Texas Legislature
section 3.4
Thinking comparatively: incumbency in the Texas Legislature and the U.S. Congress
Incumbency in Texas Leg. and U.S. Congress
section 3.5
Interactive tool for examining age and occupation in the legislature
Legislature age and occupation profiles
section 3.6
The rules matter: constitutional redistricting provisions
Constitutional redistricting provisions
section 4.0
Texas State House Districts, 2003-2012
Texas State House Districts, 2003-2012
section 4.0
US House Districts in Texas, 2004-2012
US House Districts in Texas, 2004-2012
section 4.0
Texas State Senate Districts, 2003-2012
Texas State Senate Districts, 2003-2012
section 4.0
Redistricting Texas style: a case study
Redistricting Texas style: a case study
section 4.1
The rules matter: redistricting and civil rights
Redistricting and civil rights
section 4.1
Methods for manipulating district lines
Methods for manipulating district lines
section 4.1
78th Legislature: summary of bills and resolutions
78th Legislature summary
section 5.0
Sunset review schedule through 2015
Sunset review schedule through 2015
section 5.3
Texas Lieutenant Governors Since 1874
Biographies: Lieutenant Governors Since 1874
section 6.1
Speakers of the House Since 1874
Biographies: Speakers of the House Since 1874
section 6.2
Committees of the 78th Legislature
Committees of the 78th Legislature
section 7.0
Committee chair campaign warchests
Committee chair campaign warchests
section 7.2
How a bill becomes a law ... or not
How a bill becomes a law ... or not
section 8.0
Bills signed and vetoed by recent governors
Bills signed and vetoed by recent governors
section 8.5
Thinking comparatively: referendum and recall in the states
Referendum and recall in the states
section 9.2

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