The point of the piece was that, because state government is too cumbersome etc., why don't we reduce the size of the two Houses of the General Assembly?

Well, why don't we just make the State Legislature unicameral? This is one of my pet causes. I'm in favor of unicameral state legislatures because:

1. There's no intrisic reason for them. It's not like we're balancing the needs of the small states.

2. It would reduce the size of government, while

3. At the same time making it more responsive. I feel that citizens would have an easier time keeping tabs on their state representatives if they only had to keep track of one of them.

4. You could also make the one house bigger and have fewer net state representatives, while giving each representative a smaller district.

Result: Utopia!

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