American officials had backed the King's plan.
For now, he and other officials are backing a state bill that would permit a few justice courts to merge to cut costs.
Mr. Wu said he felt officials might have backed down enough to defuse intraparty resentment.
One thing became clear as I read the article: in a knee-jerk reaction, our elected officials have backed themselves into a pecuniary corner.
Many public officials had backed away from Tyson's comeback to the spiritual center of black America, so publicly and so soon.
But not all local officials backed the proposal.
But the officials on the field ruled the play a completion and a fumble, and the instant-replay official backed them.
But the little official was backing away, hands held out before him as though in self-defense.
"We are chilled," she said as the officials backed quickly aside to make way for her.
In Washington, officials at the State and Commerce Departments backed the plan.