Log Rolling


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Log Rolling

A legislative practice of embracing in one bill several distinct matters, none of which, perhaps, could singly obtain the assent of the legislature, and then procuring its passage by a combination of the minorities in favor of each of the measures into a majority that will adopt them all.

Practice of including in one statute or constitutional amendment more than one proposition, inducing voters to vote for all, notwithstanding they might not have voted for all if amendments or statutes had been submitted separately.

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Other events include woodcarving demonstrations, equine events, magic shows and lumberjack shows featuring chain saw carving, ax throwing and log rolling, he said.
The one-amendment rule, like the single-subject rule, is designed to prevent what is commonly called "log rolling" in legislatures.
In-form Venetia Williams can enjoy a good day at the Esher track where ARTHuR'S oAK (1.50) can start the log rolling.
Thereafter, two competing narratives on the passing of the 1930 revisions crystallised in the literature, one based on pressure group lobbying and log rolling (a la Schattschneider) and one based on partisan party politics (a la Pastor).
Log rolling the patient was to left lateral position was done under supervision of the doctor from 7th-8th day.
There had been plenty of log rolling and pork barreling in the years after the war, and a reform movement quickly gathered steam.
His first effort combined a seed hopper, a mechanical device for dropping the corn, a shovel plow to open a trench and a log rolling behind to cover the seed.
Log Rolling: A Traditional and Fun Way to Bring New Life to Your Camp's Waterfront!
As if their work wasn't dangerous enough, lumberjacks, living and working deep in the woods, competed to outdo each other in skills ranging from log rolling to felling trees and bucking them with crosscut saws.
It featured birling (log rolling) by local river drivers, a swimming contest, a tug of war across the river, a baseball game, and a pageant commemorating early Edenville.
With more than $625 billion of commercial real estate loans maturing during 2009 and 2010 alone, it is prudent to try to protect equity and refinance the property ahead of the dam of maturities that is building up versus log rolling into the eye of the refinance storm.