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legislating

le jis lay ting

  • n  the act of making or enacting laws
  • v  make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

  • It's still not going to be easy, this is a bold, comprehensive agenda but doing the filibuster at every whim to block us is not there and that makes legislating a lot easier.
  • The vote, admitted Democrat Gerald Kleczka of Wisconsin, amounted to "legislating with our hearts instead of our heads.
  • The catch is, legislating restrictions on CEO compensation, while politically enticing, doesn't have the best track record of working.
News & Articles

  • Big issues decided by small groups of legislators as the NH lawmaking session winds up
    CONCORD – Several grand bargains between House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders are needed before this 2013 session can come to a close. We’re used to the tortuous process that is legislating in New Hampshire, where every lawmaker without pedigree gets a clean shot at passing, killing or changing at bill to beyond recognition. Now we are heading into that uncomfortable period when it’s ...
    June 10, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph
Quotes

  • John Dingell in ABC News
    They're going to get under the feet of and interfere with those who are trying to do a decent job of legislating,Dingell said in an interview with The Associated Press. "I'm unaware of anything they will do that will be of any value."
  • John Edwards in Yahoo! News
    They went quietly to the floor of the Senate, cast the right vote, but there is a difference between leadership and legislating,Edwards said.
  • Rowan Williams in Belfast Telegraph
    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Rowan Williams and John Sentamu, wrote to Tony Blair saying: "In legislating to protect and promote the rights of particular groups, the Government is faced with the delicate but important challenge of not...

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