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Months after face coverings emerged as a tension point in the pandemic — and as some Americans still refuse to wear them — Republicans in a number of statehouses have refused to cover their faces while legislating.
IOWA’S HOUSE SPEAKER SAID HE CAN’T MAKE LAWMAKERS WEAR MASKS — BUT HE DID ENFORCE A BAN ON JEANSTEO ARMUSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I think what it shows is the huge crisis we’re in as a result of failure to legislate.
‘DISINFORMATION CAN BE A VERY LUCRATIVE BUSINESS, ESPECIALLY IF YOU’RE GOOD AT IT,’ MEDIA SCHOLAR SAYSJOE HEIMJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mitch McConnell has made it very clear he does not want to legislate.
THE TRAILER: THE 10 CRUCIAL COUNTIES, REVISITEDDAVID WEIGELNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The stakeholder approach would use antitrust to accomplish what shareholders did not sign up for, what many officers and directors have not seen fit to implement, and what state capitols and Congress have failed to legislate.
FTC COMMISSIONER: IS ANTITRUST THE NEXT STAKEHOLDER CAPITALISM BATTLEGROUND?JAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
The government has said, however it will legislate to end deals like “buy one get one free” for HFSS products.
‘JUST WAITING FOR THE KNOCKOUT BLOW’: U.K. GOVERNMENT’S JUNK FOOD AD BAN YET ANOTHER HIT FOR ALREADY BATTERED PUBLISHERSLARA O'REILLYJULY 28, 2020DIGIDAY
The empire rules the army and can legislate over and control a prodigious amount of national subjects.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 4 OF 8VARIOUS
For suspending our own legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.
KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTYVARIOUS
Hence He could legislate for man's thoughts, as well as his deeds.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
But the Radicals were in power to legislate and crush agriculture, and "I've got a miser for my brother-in-law," said the farmer.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Are they not every day incurring new and useless expenses in consequence of allowing them to legislate and plan for themselves?
THE PORTLAND SKETCH BOOKVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LEGISLATE

  • approve
  • authorize
  • clean up
  • codify
  • constitute
  • decree
  • decriminalize
  • enact
  • formulate
  • launder
  • legislate
  • legitimate
  • legitimatize
  • license
  • ordain
  • permit
  • regulate
  • sanction
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