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synonyms for lawmaker

  • legislator
  • congressman
  • congresswoman
  • councilman
  • councilwoman
  • congressperson
  • councilperson
See also synonyms for: lawmakers / lawmaking
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The public will hear more about what exactly happened, and lawmakers will also have time to take more nuanced positions.
WHAT AMERICANS THINK ABOUT THE GAMESTOP INVESTORSDHRUMIL MEHTA (DHRUMIL.MEHTA@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 12, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In the District, lawmakers in September approved a package of sweeping road-safety measures to accelerate improvements to bike and pedestrian infrastructure, expand the city’s automated traffic enforcement program and boost traffic safety education.
TRAFFIC COUNTS FELL DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, BUT ROAD FATALITIES STILL INCREASEDLUZ LAZOFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A second was to remind everyone of the lingering and lasting effects of the trauma on lawmakers, their staffs, law enforcement officers and Capitol support employees.
ALL EYES ON REPUBLICAN SENATORS AFTER STRONG PRESENTATION BY HOUSE MANAGERSDAN BALZFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His supporters, the managers said, were heeding his calls with their violent plans to stop the vote count and even harm lawmakers.
HOUSE IMPEACHMENT MANAGERS EMPHASIZE THE DANGER TO PENCE AND OTHER TOP OFFICIALS IN HARROWING RETELLING OF JAN. 6 ATTACKAMY GARDNER, KAROUN DEMIRJIAN, FELICIA SONMEZ, PAUL KANEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Powell has repeatedly urged lawmakers to keep relief flowing, especially for the 10 million Americans whose jobs have not returned since the pandemic began.
FED CHAIR: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS CLOSER TO 10 PERCENT, NOT 6.3 PERCENT, IN JANUARYRACHEL SIEGELFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Advocates and lawmakers continued to apply pressure, and by the end of 2019, the Board of Public Works agreed to pay the men about $9 million.
MARYLAND MOVES TOWARD CLEAR PLAN FOR PAYING PEOPLE WHO WERE WRONGLY CONVICTEDOVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A few of these senators are also viewed as more moderate members, and Toomey is among the lawmakers who will be retiring after this term.
THE 5 SENATE REPUBLICANS TO WATCH ON IMPEACHMENTLI ZHOUFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOX
The firm’s progress report, which was released to state lawmakers Monday, shows that its investigators have struggled to gain momentum for their inquiry into the culture at the school, which enrolls 1,700 cadets.
VMI RESISTS LETTING INVESTIGATORS INTERVIEW CADETS, FACULTY WITHOUT ITS LAWYERS PRESENT, REPORT SAYSIAN SHAPIRAFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In addition to Hogan and the business groups, a trade group representing regional newspapers has encouraged lawmakers to nix the digital ad tax.
LAWMAKERS LAUNCH OVERRIDE OF HOGAN VETOES OF SCHOOLS OVERHAUL, DIGITAL AD TAXOVETTA WIGGINS, ERIN COXFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In 2010, state lawmakers passed a law to stop huge retirement payouts for unused sick days, but taxpayers are still funding the largesse.
HOW THE POLICE BANK MILLIONS THROUGH THEIR UNION CONTRACTSBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESS, AND AGNES CHANG, JEFF KAO AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAFEBRUARY 8, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO LAWMAKER

  • administrator
  • aldermember
  • assemblymember
  • council member
  • deputy
  • lawgiver
  • lawmaker
  • leader
  • member
  • member of Congress
  • parliamentarian
  • representative
  • senator
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