Majority Leader - A legislator from the majority party designated by the presiding officer of each house to be the leader of the majority party members in that house.
Majority party - The political party having the most members in a house.
Message - Communication by one house to the other house concerning action taken on a bill. Each bill, and any amendments to it, is transmitted from one house to the other accompanied by a document (message) that states the action taken on the bill. The term "messages" is also used to describe the unit of the office of the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House responsible for transmitting bills to the other house.
Minority Leader - The legislator elected by the minority party caucus in each house to be the leader of the minority party members in that house.
Minority party - The political party that has fewer than a majority of members in a house.
Motion - A formal request made by a legislator on the floor or in a committee meeting to take some procedural action. The rules of each house determine the importance of a motion, whether it may be debated, and the vote required for adoption of the motion.
Municipal - Relating to a city or town or its governing body.
Municipality - A city or town that has corporate status and local government.
Senator Gary Farmer, Minority Leader
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