floor leader

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the legislator who organizes his party's strategy

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Legislative affairs minister T Harish Rao moved the resolution suspending the members including the floor leader E Dayakar Rao and senior member A Revanth Reddy.
Earlier, BJP Parliamentary Party and NDA floor leaders in both Houses of Parliament held separate meetings to discuss strategy to be adopted against the UPA-II Government during the budget session.
The decision to include Janata Party was taken at a meeting of NDA floor leaders ahead of the Budget session at the residence of L.
Hune, who had been director of legislative affairs, brings more than nine years of experience in the state legislature as staffer for two speakers of the house, two majority floor leaders, and the House Republican Policy Office.
This week McKeon will be one of the floor leaders as Republicans attempt to win House passage of Bush's ``No Child Left Behind Act 0f 2001,'' which stresses more local flexibility in using the federal funds that make up 10 percent of school district budgets.
Yao accompanied Wei on his visit to the legislature which also included meetings with the floor leaders of the major parties.
On Sunday, BJP Parliamentary Party and NDA floor leaders in both Houses of Parliament held separate meetings to discuss strategy to be adopted against the UPA-II Government during the budget session.
WHEN the NDA floor leaders meet at Sushma Swaraj's chamber in the Parliament House complex at 10 am on Wednesday, the common goal will not be so much to bring the government down as to embarrass the treasury benches.
Maddox, Gaines and Verbum Dei magician Marlon Parmer are all considered to be among the best floor leaders in the country.
Replying to a debate on the issue in the Legislative Assembly last evening, Reddy said a meeting of floor leaders would be held soon to decide the terms of reference of the House Committee.
A meeting, which was chaired here today Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and attended by Karnataka Water Resources Minister Basavaraj Bommai and floor leaders of the Opposition parties felt that the tribunal in its final award has not done justice to Karnataka which had demanded a share of 278 tmcft and was allocated only 178 tmcft.