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For instance, if members of Congress advocate for specific reforms like a new financial transaction tax or new mandates for regulators rather than just expressing their concerns, the issue could become more partisan.

Day has been advocating for a local mask mandate, as seen in other cities and counties.

In other posts, she mocked mask mandates to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Three states — Iowa, North Dakota and Mississippi — have lifted such mandates.

This was most likely due to public health mandates that required a shift away from in-person care.

“This is a federal mandate that is causing some real problems for schools across the country,” Kline told a CBS affiliate in July.

Part of the problem is the mandate of the war and the means with which the U.S. is fighting it do not match up.

According to Schumer, Obama and his administration had misinterpreted their 2008 electoral mandate.

And if the Little Sisters prevail, the entire contraception mandate falls.

And to other parts of the Affordable Care Act, not just the so-called “contraception mandate.”

My crutch emphasized this mandate, but I could not see how it was received, for every scholar's face was hidden from me by a book.

I suppose uncle's letter must be taken as a royal mandate, and that we must leave here at once.

The officers of the Lisbon troops talk loudly of his being obliged to do his duty, and obey the mandate of the Cortes.

Having thus issued his mandate, the groom came forth from the stable.

No necessity to answer him; make signs that you obey the sultan's mandate; you know how they do it.


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On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mandate, such as: authorization, command, decree, directive, injunction, and instruction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.