Also permanent, the stricter regulations and controls upon how the states spend those Medicaid dollars.
He promises a bipartisan foreign policy, stricter rules against Russia, and help to Israel.
The laws addressing the practice were stricter in that country, so Hydorn offered the man sanctuary in the U.S., she said.
1590s, "narrow, drawn in, small," from Latin strictus "drawn together, tight, rigid," past participle of stringere "draw or bind tight" (see strain (v.)). The sense of "stringent and rigorous" (of law) is first found in 1570s; of qualities or conditions generally, 1580s.