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Draft law on using the minorities’ language in the public administration, vetoed

The MPs of the legal, public administration committees have vetoed by majority of votes, without debates, the draft law on amending the local public administration law initiated by the Democrat Union of the Magyars in Romania (UDMR). All parties, except ...

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Sorin Grindeanu cabinet announced, Sevil Shhaideh nominated for Deputy PM. Parliament to give confidence vote on Wednesday

Social-democrat leader Liviu Dragnea has announced on Tuesday the list of ministers to be part of Sorin Grindeanu cabinet. The list is to be submitted to parliament later on Tuesday by the PM-designate. The list of ministers includes: Deputy PM, ...

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Law on electing mayors in two rounds sent back to senatorial committees

The law on electing mayors in two rounds has been sent back to the Senate’s specialist committees on Monday. The bill was initiated by the National Liberal Party. The Senate’s leadership voted the Social Democrat Party’s request to send the ...

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Parliament committees OK technocrat ministers proposed by Ciolos. Nomination of Cristina Guseth for Justice Minister withdrawn

The ministers proposed by PM-designate Dacian Ciolos for the technocrat government on Monday passed the exam of the hearings in the parliamentary specialist committees. However, Ciolos withdrew the nomination of Cristina Guseth for Justice Minister. The toughest debates in the ...

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The law on special pensions for MPs sent back to committees for re-examination

The joint plenum of the Romanian Parliament on Wednesday decided to resend the law on MPs pensions back to the competent committees, at the proposal of the parliamentary groups’ leaders. Only four lawmakers opposed to returning the law to the ...

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Parliamentary committees reject Forestry Code re-examination

Members of the legal, agriculture and environment committees of the Chamber of Deputies have rejected on Tuesday the request for review of the draft amendment to the Forestry Code by 35 votes ‘against’ and 21 votes ‘for’. PNL representatives supported ...

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PSD won’t veto Hellvig nomination as SRI head

President of the Social Democrat Party, Victor Ponta said his party wouldn’t veto Eduard Hellvig’s nomination as director of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI), but underlined that the Social Democrats want a public debate on the non-political nominations for the ...

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Extra RON 9 bn expenditures for investments next year

Romanian government decided to put more accent on investment by allocating expenditures of RON 44.76 billion next year, by RON 8.7 billion more than in 2014, representing some 6.3 percent of GDP and a share in the total budget expenditures of 18.7 ...

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