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A legislator:‘the game's official lawmakers are preparing the new legislation’
- ‘Attempts by lawmakers of the democratic camp to relax controls of the legislation were also blocked.’
- ‘This means that half of all the lawmakers may represent only a quarter of the voters.’
- ‘Part of the problem is that congressional lawmakers keep a close ear to the ground.’
- ‘The Magna Carta does not, as I understand it, curtail the sovereignty of the proper lawmaker to make what laws seem fit to him.’
- ‘It seems that lawmakers are ignoring public opinion in making such an absurd decision.’
- ‘He remained a lawmaker in the Harare parliament until his death.’
- ‘Without the power of detention, prosecutors cannot force lawmakers to appear in court.’
- ‘When the president was a lawmaker he did not get along well with conservative papers.’
- ‘The voice vote let lawmakers sidestep the roll call that usually accompanies major legislation.’
- ‘Tempers gradually cooled, but not until after a push by lawmakers to recall the president fizzled out.’
- ‘If elected, he would be one of the few lawmakers elected to office in two states.’
- ‘As such, it said, the lawmakers and judiciary ought also to be blamed for the lack of job opportunities.’
- ‘There are a total of nine independent lawmakers in the current legislature.’
- ‘It was a real lowpoint in Parliament as lawmakers mourned their able colleague but the point was made.’
- ‘They want corrupt lawmakers to be ousted and duly punished under any circumstances.’
- ‘The individual lawmakers are untouchable for anything they do as legislators.’
- ‘The public know the opposition lawmakers would be to blame if a no-confidence vote is pushed through.’
- ‘State lawmakers are passing laws that level the playing field for divorcing dads.’
- ‘He is expected to meet with French lawmakers and senior Foreign Ministry officials Tuesday.’
- ‘Policy-making was difficult and lawmakers are still faced with a backlog of dozens of laws.’
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