Examples of legislature in a Sentence
Our legislature passed a law requiring people to wear safety belts.
Each state has its own legislature.
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Turner is the first African-American to represent the county in the state legislature.
California net neutrality bill Another major legislative debate on net neutrality is happening in the California state legislature.
After Maine’s voters approved RCV by referendum in 2016, Republicans in the legislature narrowly passed a bill blocking its implementation.
State House News Service reporter Katie Lannan told us about efforts in the legislature to get the state lottery online.
Most of the states that backed Ohio have Republican governors or legislatures; most of those opposed are governed by Democrats.
State deficits led the governor and legislature to cut money the town had expected in the 2017-18 budget year.
New Jersey’s constitution requires the governor and legislature to agree on a balanced budget before July 1.
The populists, who together account for a little more than half the seats in the legislature, have already given Cottarelli the thumbs down.
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LEGISLATURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of legislature for English Language Learners
: a group of people with the power to make or change laws
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