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Clean politics, clean streams [electronic resource] : a legislative autobiography and reflections / Franklin L. Kury.

Author/Creator:
Kury, Franklin L., 1936-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lehigh University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (293 p.)
Subjects:
Kury, Franklin L., 1936-
Pennsylvania. General Assembly. House of Representatives -- Biography.
Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate -- Biography.
Legislators -- Pennsylvania -- Biography.
Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
As a young Democratic lawyer, Franklin L. Kury defeated the senior Republican in the House, and the patronage machine that supported him, to go on to be a leader in the enactment of significant reform legislation on government and the environment. This book examines the author's reflections on the historical development of legislature, a comparison of the legislature now and then, and the current legislature's obligation to its historical legacy.
Contents:
pt. 1. Getting there, 1952-1966
pt. 2. The house of representatives, 1966-1972
pt. 3. The State Senate, 1972-1980
pt. 4. Political life after the legislature and reflections, 1981-2010.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-25550-2
9786613255501
1-61146-074-3
OCLC:
753480167
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