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It’s not the blue wave that climate advocates hoped for, but it does provide some hope for addressing climate change after four years of rollbacks and stalling.New Senate leadership could finally help us fight climate change|Ula Chrobak|January 13, 2021|Popular-Science
Any rollback of the police commissioner’s authority would face obstacles.Calls Increase for NYPD Commissioner to Be Stripped of Absolute Authority Over Officer Discipline|by Mollie Simon and Eric Umansky|December 22, 2020|ProPublica
As infections surged in October, Montgomery County officials repeatedly warned that they were considering rollbacks and redesigned their data dashboard to show which metrics they were monitoring.Montgomery County considers limiting dining, shopping again as coronavirus caseloads surge|Rebecca Tan, Dana Hedgpeth, Michael Brice-Saddler|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
Environmental rollbacks and inaction have a cost, and the public pays it.
That pressure is expected to ease in the years ahead, given the rollback in standards.The next President will hold a lot of sway over Tesla’s biggest profit center|Shawn Tully|October 11, 2020|Fortune
They were buying, they thought, visibly low taxes and the rollback of environmental protection and safeguards against speculation.
In 2011, though, 109 Republicans voted against repealing the law, leading to the overwhelming defeat of the attempted rollback.Freedom to Marry for Young Conservatives: The GOP Gay Marriage Push|Michelle Goldberg|July 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The rollback of civil unions and domestic partnerships in North Carolina is a particular legal red flag to Olson.Bush Solicitor General Ted Olson Hails Obama Gay Marriage Shift|John Avlon|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In addition to pushing ahead with new regulation, Jackson finds herself defending existing rules from rollback attempts.
All are imposing rigorous budget cuts—in Greece, the rollback of benefits has been provoking riots.
Other Idioms and Phrases with rollback
Decrease, cut back, or reduce, especially prices, as in Unless they roll back oil prices, this summer's tourist traffic will be half of last year's. [c. 1940]