Posts tagged as dissolution

Saeima committee endorses bill on dissolution of Riga City Council ahead of final reading in Saeima

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

The Saeima Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee today endorsed the bill on the dissolution of Riga City Council ahead of its final reading in Saeima. The parliamentary committee rejected all proposals submitted by the opposition, so no changes were made to the bill before it was sent for the second reading in Saeima. Coalition lawmakers took into consideration the Saeima legal office’s warnings about high constitutionality risks, as well as…

Bill on dissolution of Riga City Council starts its way at parliament

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Latvian parliament at an extraordinary meeting sent the bill on dissolution of the Riga City Council to the budget and financial (taxation) committee for revision. The bill provides that the Riga City Council should be dissolved because the local authority has repeatedly failed to fulfill one of its functions – to ensure the provision of waste management services in the city. As reported, the Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday…

Medics ready to start petition on dissolution of Saeima

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Latvian health care employees are ready to start a petition on a dissolution of Saeima if the parliament refuses to heed the medics and fails to increase their pay in accordance with the law, Valdis Keris, chairman of the Latvian Trade Union of Health and Social Care Employees (LVSADA) said in an interview to Latvian Radio today. Keris said that the signature collection campaign will be launched between the medics’…