Voluntary Restraint Agreement

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Voluntary Restraint Agreement

An agreement between two or more countries in which each limits exports to the other. While this reduces trade between the counties involved, it can help domestic industries and, in any event, can reduce tensions because fewer workers in the involved countries may be worried about outsourcing.
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But when reauthorizing the VRA in 2006, Congress and President Bush acted as if nothing had changed.
Imagine, then, that Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez characterized the Justice Department's stance in Texas as an effort to block a vigorous Republican gerrymander and announced that the agency was using the VRA as a convenient legal hook to accomplish this purpose.
33) To many, bailout seems like the perfect way for the Court to avoid unfairly regulating localities (no matter how small and apolitical), as long as those localities have had a spotless ten-year record of abiding by the VRA.
RAIDCore VRA - a Better Alternative to Hardware- and Software-based RAID
Voting Rights--and Wrongs is a superb account of the VRA over the last 45 years.
Last December VRA averaged a record 114 flights per week.
Finding that there were persuasive reasons to conclude that Congress did not intend to include felony disenfranchisement within VRA coverage, the court decided that it must look beyond the plain meaning of the statute.
Smart grid solutions to be deployed in Ghana for VRA include: BPLG's Power SG(R) Network Monitoring and Management, Rapid Fault Location, Demand Management, Non-Technical Loss Management, Substation Automation, Transformer Monitoring and CCTV Security Systems.
The Seaside Park dirt track's season opens March 8 with VRA Sprints, Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Junior Midgets and Mini Dwarfs.
7) Though none of these challenges have succeeded--and two circuits have held that the VRA simply does not apply to felon disenfranchisement (8)--the Ninth Circuit recently allowed a VRA challenge to the State of Washington's felon disenfranchisement provision.