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It is Jones’s top legislative priority, and therefore will pass out of her chamber.Push for police reform creates rift in Maryland’s Democratic caucus|Ovetta Wiggins|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Other bills from Jones would exempt certain sexual offenders from laws facilitating the early release of elderly prisoners, impose much harsher penalties on people who steal packages outside of people’s homes.Sacramento Report: What’s in Each Local Lawmaker’s Bill Package|Sara Libby and MacKenzie Elmer|February 19, 2021|Voice of San Diego
There are a lot of steps that need to be traveled to get there, but Jones is confident in the near-term success of the project.A startup using a new tech to make hydrogen extracts cash from Bill Gates’ climate tech fund|Jonathan Shieber|February 9, 2021|TechCrunch
I am confident that Ann’s professional experience in both Senator Leahy and Senator Jones’s offices will ensure a successful tenure as she continues to serve the institution of the Senate.House to vote on removing GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committees|Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Conway and Jones’ strategy is a fairly common one among mathematicians, who often look for special types of solutions when they study polynomial equations.Tetrahedron Solutions Finally Proved Decades After Computer Search|Kevin Hartnett|February 2, 2021|Quanta Magazine
“I think the types of stories we do are very similar to what happened with hip-hop,” says Jones.
Jones is a veteran of another beloved-yet-controversial animated series on Adult Swim, The Boondocks.
As this excellent piece in Mother Jones describes, however, Holsey had outrageously poor representation during his trial.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Interestingly, the Bob Jones University report is, itself, a kind of religious document.
Sid Vicious is stomping all over Steve Jones, about to smash in his guitar (again).‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
To know, to love, and to be loved by such a man as Burne-Jones was a supreme blessing in his life.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
But the ill-natured people were quite wrong; it was not Messrs. Jones who paid Mrs. Charmington's bills.
Why use dangerous cosmetics when Jones' soap retains youth and health for the complexion, and fosters the development of beauty?
Ill-natured people said that Mrs. Charmington owed a great deal to Messrs. Jones.
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Idioms and Phrases with jones
see Davy Jones's locker; keep up (with the Joneses).