the governor of the state of Florida
He was the chairman of the board of governors at the school.
the governor of the Bank of England
Wait here while I get the governor.
Recent Examples on the WebThe governor’s office declined to comment on the smaller but still substantial cuts that the agency ultimately approved, outside of brief positive reference in a news release.—Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times, 16 Nov. 2023 Taking a lesson from Mr. Bush, Mr. Obama recast his campaign away from his first-term record and set out to discredit his opponent, Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, as a wealthy businessman unsympathetic to working-class Americans.—Adam Nagourney, New York Times, 16 Nov. 2023 But someone else is even more upset, namely the serial killer — wearing a mask featuring the bearded face of John Carver, the Pilgrim who became the first governor of Plymouth Colony — who begins dispatching people who were at the store on that fateful night.—Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Nov. 2023 One account from a person present at the event is from a letter by Edward Winslow, one of the founders and governor of the Plymouth colony.—Elizabeth Gamillo, Discover Magazine, 15 Nov. 2023 With Senator Tim Scott (R., S.C.) out of the 2024 presidential race, voters can expect the battle between Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley to heat up, strategists say, with the former South Carolina governor well positioned to win over Scott’s supporters.—Brittany Bernstein, National Review, 15 Nov. 2023 While the Democratic Party’s prominent governors and senators have still not chosen to challenge Mr. Biden, the White House may already understand that the relatively obscure man from the Land of 10,000 Lakes could be a formidable opponent.—James Freeman, WSJ, 14 Nov. 2023 And on October 8 of this year, California’s governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill updating the state’s Health and Safety Code to ban cosmetic products that contain ingredients including formaldehyde, methylene glycol and a range of parabens and phthalates.—Syris Valentine, Scientific American, 14 Nov. 2023 In Morning Consult's approval polling for the third quarter of 2023, Reeves ranked as the second least-popular governor in the nation.—Geoffrey Skelley, ABC News, 6 Nov. 2023 See More
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