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On your first visit to the Capitol, it might appear very big and hard to find your way around. Where people in the Capitol go?

The Texas Capitol has two main wings. The east wing and the west wing attach to the rotunda. Inside each wing is a chamber, a large room, where the House or the Senate meet to discuss and vote on bills.

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The House chamber is in the west wing and the Senate chamber is in the east wing. The west wing includes an apartment where the Speaker of the House lives during the legislative session. The Governor also works at the Capitol. His office is in the middle, between the two chambers.

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