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overhaul

oh ver hawl

  • n  periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    it was time for an overhaul on the tractor
  • n  the act of improving by renewing and restoring
  • v  travel past
  • v  make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
    You should overhaul your car engine
    overhaul the health care system

  • A special commission this week is scheduled to recommend a sweeping overhaul of California's antiquated tax system.
  • Henan provincial authorities have ordered a safety overhaul at all coal mines, with governments at city and county levels held responsible for safety at all pits in their jurisdiction.
  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the president supports language in health overhaul legislation that explicitly prohibits money for abortions.
News & Articles

  • Amendments to immigration overhaul bill stall in Senate
    Senate Republicans and Democrats spar over amendments to the immigration overhaul bill that could attract or drive away votes. WASHINGTON — Enthusiasm in the Senate for the debate over immigration gave way to reality Wednesday as party leaders quarreled to a stalemate over how to consider dozens of proposed amendments.        
    June 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Madison considers overhaul of alcohol license rules that would limit new bars, clubs downtown
    MADISON, Wis. — The city of Madison is looking at an overhaul of its alcohol rules. The city passed an ordinance in 2007 aimed at curbing the growth of bars and related crime and violence downtown.
    June 12, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Madison may overhaul alcohol licensing rules
    The city of Madison is looking at an overhaul of its alcohol rules. The city passed an ordinance in 2007 aimed at curbing the growth of bars and related crime and violence downtown. The ordinance says new businesses in the area can't earn more than half of their revenue from the sale of alcohol. It expires Aug. 1, but alcohol and food policy coordinator Mark Woulf told the Wisconsin State ...
    June 12, 2013 - WISC-TV Madison
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Smart Company Blogs (blog)
    My administration is proposing a sweeping overhaul of the financial regulatory system, a transformation on a scale not seen since the reforms that followed the Great Depression,Obama said in a speech.
  • Mike Huckabee in Forbes
    My tax plan, which would completely overhaul the tax system, is connecting with voters in New Hampshire,Huckabee said in an interview Friday on CBS (nyse: CBS - news - people )'s "Early Show." "We only have a few days to close the sale,...
  • Glenn Tilton in TheStreet.com
    The path to sustainable profitability requires us to fundamentally overhaul every facet of our business,said CEO Glenn Tilton in a prepared statement Tuesday.

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