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What Would Downsizing Pennsylvania’s Legislature Actually Do?

(Harrisburg) — While he was working on the US Constitution, James Madison realized there was a pretty fundamental part of state governments that seemed useless to regulate.

In the Federalist Papers, he noted, “No political problem is less susceptible of a precise solution than that which relates to the number most convenient for a representative legislature; nor is there any point on which the policy of the several states is more at variance.”

Hundreds of years later, states are no closer to a consensus on what makes a legislature successful.

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