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Morena has a slight majority in the 66-member Mexico City legislature, with 20 legislators.
18) Individual members of the LDP, however, tended to avoid direct rejection of the metropolitan plan (only three of twenty-three LDP Osaka city legislature candidates opposed the plan explicitly in their official campaign pamphlets), while most of them sidestepped the issue or spoke of the need for further deliberation on the matter.
Results from contests from the Baltic Sea to Kamchatka on the Pacific Ocean showed United Russia had won or was heading for victory in all five provincial governorship races, and in several votes for provincial and city legislatures.
Since the PRD maintained control of the Mexico City Legislature and the mayor's office after the election, there was the sense that there was much to gain and little to lose by demonstrating the difference between these political parties on reproductive rights issues through supporting changes in the law.
The Mexico City legislature (Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal, ALDF) and the federal Chamber of Deputies each created a special committee to investigate the irregularities related to the concession, construction, and operation of Linea 12.
Protected by a city legislature in which he has majority support, Macri until now has escaped unscathed from all the censure motions presented by the opposition, and, each time that he has been asked to resign, he has responded with silence or stepped down temporarily, to allow the judiciary to act freely (NotiSur, June 4, 2010).
When asked about a recent vote in favor of abortion by the Mexico City legislature, the pope seemed to rubber-stamp the excommunication of Roman Catholic politicians who had voted in favor of the move.
Fiscal incentives for these projects are renewable on an annual basis by the Mexico City legislature.
Vladivostok, the largest city on Russia's east coast, has not had a working city legislature for five years because at least 25 per cent of the eligible voters have to cast ballots to make the election valid.
14 by the city legislature, and now faces an impeachment trial regarding his responsibility in the fire of a Buenos Aires nightclub in December 2004.
The Mexico City legislature (Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal, ALDF) approved the initiative legalizing same-sex marriage in December 2009, surviving an effort by conservative elements in the federal Congress to overturn the initiative before it was to go into effect in March 2010 (SourceMex, Feb.
During the impeachment hearings against Ibarra, protesters swarmed into the Buenos Aires city legislature early on Nov.
The number of attacks on tourists has doubled this year, with 20 attacks each day, says Maria del Pilar Hiroishi, secretary of tourism for the Mexico City legislature.
As a first step, the circus industry has requested that a federal judge impose an injunction to prevent implementation of the law approved by the Mexico City legislature (Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal, ALDF).
A faction from the center-left Partido de la Revolucion Democratica (PRD) introduced legislation in the Mexico City legislature (Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal, ALDF) and in the federal Congress in mid-February to further liberalize Mexico's marijuana laws.