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Legislation Quotes

There will be some voter-friendly, or shall we say patronizing, legislation. We'll see some trash, but most of it will be pretty good.
Brian Ballard
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Paul Wellstone
I believe that we will deeply regret this stampede to pass this legislation and the way in which we have taken all the human rights, religious freedom, right to organize, all of those concerns and we just put them in parenthesis, put them in brackets, as if they don't exist,
Paul Wellstone
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Lyndon Johnson
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
Lyndon Johnson
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recommendation for appropriate legislation may be considered.
Bruce Davis
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William Taft
The world is not going to be saved by legislation.
William Taft
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Legislation to apply the principle of equal pay for equal work without discrimination because of sex is a matter of simple justice
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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I am very proud of the legislation we were able to pass this year, ... Many of the bills we worked on were district bills that will have a direct and positive impact on the people who live in the 15th Senate district.
Abel Maldonado
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I think most any legislator would probably be most happy to talk to anyone about their draft legislation, but it's up to them if they want to share what they're working on.
Alan Jones
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This document confirms that support for comprehensive smoke-free legislation was overwhelming.
Alex Markham
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It is ill-conceived legislation, ... It does have some support. I will acknowledge that.
John Snow
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The specific issue regarding Dubai may be moot if they are pulling out. Senator Lautenberg believes legislation must be passed . . . so something like this doesn't happen again.
Alex Formuzis
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We definitely need this type of legislation. These military-style assault weapons, such as machine guns and .50-caliber rifles, shouldn't be out on the street for anyone to get a hold of. These are the type of weapons that are used in many crimes so they are just really dangerous.
Allison Jones
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John McCain
I've never seen an issue of this importance placed in a military construction bill. A routine piece of legislation has now become a matter of grave importance.
John McCain
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We must do everything we can to support our armed forces, ... This legislation guarantees that our military personnel will have the equipment and resources they need to get the job done.
Bill Frist
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The federal legislation that allows us to provide local channels requires that we use the Nielsen Media Research designated market areas to determine which local channels we can legally offer in a given area.
Robert Mercer
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Scott McClellan
We are pleased to see the Senate moving forward on legislation. The president believes comprehensive reform is needed if we are going to have a rational, orderly and secure immigration system?. It is a difficult issue that will require compromise and tough choices, but the important thing at this point is that the process is moving forward.
Scott McClellan
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Richard Lugar
By providing this draft legislation to the Senate and the House of Representatives, the administration has taken the first step in initiating the congressional review of the US-Indian Civilian Nuclear Agreement.
Richard Lugar
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The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.
James Talent
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My question is whether we need the legislation because these arrests have taken place under the existing laws and it appears that the current laws are working efficiently,
Ameer Ali
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It's not unusual to find Thai regulators with an allergy to responsibility, and the prospect of new legislation relating to alcohol is an available excuse to delay.
Andrew Matthews
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I am proud of the bipartisan process that produced this legislation. Corporate responsibility is an investor and retiree issue. It is not a partisan issue, and those who would attempt to make it so do a real disservice to all of us.
Michael Oxley
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A general rule of thumb is, ... you don't introduce dog legislation because it doesn't go anywhere.
Andrew Wright
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She's vetoed similar legislation in the past, and we do not support this bill. Today's vote may have been a reaction to the City Council. We're under the impression they can revisit the issue as early as (today) and probably will.
Liz Boyd
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The congressman shares their disdain of smoking. He's not prepared to support the legislation because there are a lot of questions. That's why it's important when these presentations are made in classrooms that all of the information is provided for them.
Brad Hahn
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Even though Europe may be the only one seen pushing this legislation, environmental product compliance is here to stay and is catching on globally. Don't blame the EU for the legislation. If not Europe, China or another major market would be the starting point. The public is demanding products that are more environmentally friendly and the markets are expanding for green products. If your company has not started to think this way and adjust its product lines accordingly, best do it now, otherwise it will soon be too late.
Geoffrey Bock
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John McCain
The purpose of this legislation is to ensure that we look to solving the technology glitch known as Y2K rather than clog our courts with years of costly litigation, ... We are almost a year away from this potential problem, and a number of lawsuits are already being contemplated. This is an unfortunate reflection on our overly litigious society.
John McCain
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Kudos should go the advances in anti-spam technology, not to legislation.
Scott Chasin
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Scott McClellan
It is a very complex and difficult matter to predict. Now the legislation has passed, and we made our best estimate based on the latest economic data available.
Scott McClellan
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Scott McClellan
We're pleased that this important legislation is moving forward.
Scott McClellan
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Scott McClellan
We'd be concerned about attempts to address the ports transaction in any emergency legislation because it could slow down passage of vital funds and resources for the efforts I just mentioned.
Scott McClellan
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