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The work contributed to the enactment of new regulatory measures, including the 2010 Dodd-Frank law aimed at preventing another Wall Street meltdown and consumer abuses.
CARL LEVIN, SIX-TERM MICHIGAN SENATOR WHO GARNERED BIPARTISAN RESPECT, DIES AT 87MICHAEL H. BROWNJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the first six months of 2021, a “tidal wave” of voting rights legislation has resulted in the enactment of 153 new laws in 38 states—with over half increasing access to voting.
INSIDE THE STATE-BY-STATE, SUPER-PARTISAN WAR OVER VOTING RIGHTSJACKIE KUCINICHJUNE 17, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
In some cases, as with the new laws in Georgia and Florida, the enactment of those laws has spurred controversy and backlash.
IT’S NOT JUST VOTING: LEGISLATORS HAVE INTRODUCED 100 STATE BILLS TARGETING PROTESTINGPHILIP BUMPMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The For the People Act, however, presently has no viable route to enactment in the 50-50 Senate.
DEMOCRATS TWEAK MARQUEE VOTING BILL AS THEY SEEK PATH OUT OF SENATEMIKE DEBONISMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid in the late 1960s, taxpayers footed more of the bill for the failing asylum system, so the public started demanding change.
HISTORY'S LESSON FOR ACTIVISTS WHO WANT TO DEFUND THE POLICESARAH E. RYANAPRIL 20, 2021TIME
The NRA also was seen as blocking the enactment of proposed gun regulations at the time.
NRA CHIEF WAYNE LAPIERRE ACKNOWLEDGES HE DID NOT DISCLOSE BANKRUPTCY PLANS OR LUXURY YACHT TRIPS TO OTHER TOP OFFICIALSTOM HAMBURGERAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A government shutdown or the enactment of a fake budget is unlikely at this point—leaving aside the recent political drama, Bolsonaro is politically liable should this legislation be approved as it stands.
THE WEEK BRAZIL WENT OFF THE RAILSIAN BREMMERAPRIL 4, 2021TIME
In 56 different countries, including the United States, they assessed how more than 6,000 different interventions affected infection rates in the weeks after enactment.
CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS DON’T NEED TO BE ALL OR NOTHINGJONATHAN LAMBERTNOVEMBER 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
For the first time since the enactment of the Refugee Act of 1980, people who came to the border saying they feared persecution or torture in their home countries were turned away with no chance to plead their case for asylum.
INSIDE THE FALL OF THE CDCBY JAMES BANDLER, PATRICIA CALLAHAN, SEBASTIAN ROTELLA AND KIRSTEN BERGOCTOBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Since the law’s enactment, local authorities have used it to restrict protests and free speech.
HONG KONG’S CITYWIDE COVID-19 TESTING HAS BECOME A BAROMETER OF PUBLIC TRUSTEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO ENACTMENT

  • act
  • assize
  • bill
  • canon
  • decree
  • decretum
  • edict
  • enactment
  • measure
  • ordinance
  • precept
  • regulation
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