Texas has always sought to leave the power with the people as much as possible, thereby limiting the power of the government. In the legislature, we have a part time legislature made up of the citizenry. Do you think this is still applicable and appropriate today or are problems so complicated that we need professional full time legislators? Why or why not? Be sure to use FULL Detail here.
Part 2: Examine the filibuster. First give me a clear explanation (i.e. a seven year old should be able to understand it) of what it is. Then tell me the pros and cons of it. Lastly, give me a good argument whether we should keep it or not; use examples past its use in the TX legislature to help your argument.
Part 3: ISSUE POST
Should Texas a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants?
If you think it should, won’t that just reward breaking the law?
If you think it shouldn’t, isn’t that treating these people as second class?
What should be done about this issue in Texas?