Co-Sponsorship: Adding a member's
name to a piece of legislation to show support.
Omnibus Legislation: A bill that
combines a number of disparate subjects into one proposal.
Problem: There is no universally
accepted definition of a societal problem. Problems generally
result when one's preferences for a "good society"
are not being met and the recognition that government action
might improve the situation. (see Strategies
and Power Plays)