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noun as in person in government who makes laws

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In Ohio, Josh Mandel announced his candidacy to replace Rob Portman, the temperate conservative and meticulous legislator who is retiring in 2022.

FOP President Clyde Boatwright said his members are telling legislators to not let “the things that are happening nationally affect our policy.”

Voters in Louisiana, Maryland and South Dakota approved sports-betting ballot measures in November, while legislators in Virginia and Washington state enacted bills earlier last year.

Ellsberg contacted multiple legislators, but none would play ball.

While the antitrust case against Alcoa was initially dismissed, the government won its appeal in 1945, providing legislators with the power to bust the trust.

“Having been a legislator and a mayor, I particularly enjoy being a chief executive,” he said.

Such a man as Patrick Henry accepted office as a mere state legislator.

He also supported restrictive measures on abortion as a state legislator in Massachusetts.

So far, there is no evidence that Benton dealt directly with the disgraced legislator.

Helena Wong, a legislator from the Democratic Party, joked on Facebook that the PLA had already “Occupied Central.”

The chief ambition of the great conqueror and legislator was to be a good boatswain and a good ship's carpenter.

Several of the learned even assert that he was the same legislator whom the Greeks called Zoroaster.

It came three o'clock of the afternoon before nominations for the high office of legislator were the order of proceeding.

Thus far we have viewed Calvin in the light of a reformer and legislator, but his influence as a theologian is more remarkable.

"Oh, yes," said Mr. Wharton, who felt himself quite unable to follow with any interest the aspirations of the young legislator.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to legislator, such as: administrator, council member, deputy, lawmaker, leader, and member.

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