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legislative rowPennsylvania's General Assembly consists of two bodies, the Senate and the House of Representatives. The main task of these two bodies is to make laws.

img5728575445001Civics 101: Rep. Matt Bradford, D-Majority Leader
img5728575445001Civics 101: Sen. Jay Costa, D-Minority Leader
img5728575445001Civics 101: Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Minority Appropriations Chair
img5728575445001Civics 101: How a Bill Becomes a Law
img5728575445001Civics 101: PCN Tours the Capitol

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The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement

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