The non-partisan House Research and House Fiscal Analysis Departments were recognized by the House Thursday for their 50 years of service. Both departments were created in 1967.
A resolution was read that described how essential the departments are to the legislative process and House members congratulated department staff on their 50 year anniversary.
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