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GOP-backed bills in various statehouses aim to ban ballot drop boxes, limit voting periods, restrict absentee voting or stiffen requirements for voter identification.
In December, Congress rewrote aviation safety laws in an effort to stiffen the regulator’s oversight of the company.
“Mundaun” has a few creepy moments including one jump scare that made my back stiffen in my chair.
Despite America’s growing love for the four-legged friends, only a few states have laws that stiffen penalties for stealing pets.
The Transportation Department’s internal watchdog said in a report that the Federal Aviation Administration still needs to do more to stiffen its oversight of Boeing two years after deadly 737 Max crashes.
Black Hood took two steps toward her and saw her gun wrist stiffen.
Jessie saw the dark eyes blaze and the stern face of the countess stiffen with fury.
Beardsley saw her stiffen; there was a change across her face, a struggle beneath the eyes.
From where he sat watching—curious to see what Cash would do—Bud saw him flinch and stiffen as a man does under pain.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
There is also in large bridges wind-bracing to stiffen the structure against horizontal forces.

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