Splitting legislature further1 min read

I am toying with the idea of having the following things be true and what the impacts would be:

  • We go back to not directly electing senators
  • The house is abolished and replaced with 2 different bodies
    • Body 1 would focus on economic issues
    • Body 2 would focus on regulations
  • Bills would have to get through all 3 bodies
I think the problem there is that the bodies who aren’t assigned to look at a regulatory or economic issue might see things through that lens and then use their own area to make a justification. That’s what people generally do today. Presuppose a conclusion and then make up the reasoning for why their conclusion is right.
I still like the idea, though.

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