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Villaraigosa also successfully extended the city's living-wage ordinance to cover workers at hotels along the Century Boulevard corridor, mollifying some business supporters by working behind the scenes to include a provision that it would not be extended to any other part of the city.
Even those who are aware of Codex, have been confused by conflicting published information, notably the official mollifying position of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Accomplishing education policy by mollifying factions is unlikely to raise student achievement.
McCreevy yesterday went some way towards mollifying punters when he cut betting tax to two per cent from five per cent in his Budget speech.
Think of the children and their future, not of mollifying your selfish son.