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Mircea Draghici will not run for Electoral Authority top position

PSD treasurer Mircea Draghici, investigated by prosecutors for the way the party has spent the money received from the state budget, will no longer run for the position of chief of the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP), the Social-Democratic Party has ...

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Law providing students will receive fresh fruit and vegetables, adopted

The draft bill providing for students in schools to receive fresh fruit and vegetables was approved by the Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, after it was adopted last year by the Senate. The law will go for promulgation to President ...

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The Senate tacitly repeals some special pensions, Chamber of Deputies is next

The Senate has repealed, in the plenary sitting on Wednesday, the special pensions granted to MPs, diplomats, parliamentary officials, court auxiliary staff and to the Ombudsman. A legislative proposal in this regard was tacitly adopted. The initiative, in turn, provides ...

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Senate Standing Bureau approves parliamentary investigation on the Competition Council

The Senate Standing Bureau has approved on Tuesday the request filed by Daniel Zamfir, chairman of the Economic Committee, to start a parliamentary investigation on the Competition Council regarding the report on investigating the ROBOR manipulation. “The Competition Council started ...

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Start of the Parliamentary session: Main priority – the state budget for 2019. Simple motions announced by the opposition

The Parliamentary session starts on Monday, with the Senate being already summoned by Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu. The main priority is the adoption of the state budget for 2019, whereas the opposition has announced it will challenge the budget to ...

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Senate’s legal committee postpones decision on DNA request regarding Speaker Tariceanu until February 2019

The Senators have postponed a decision on the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) request targeting Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu for bribe taking until next year, in February, political sources say. On Tuesday, the Senate’s Legal Committee requested the Standing Bureau on ...

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Senate’s legal committee postpones decision on DNA request regarding Speaker Tariceanu

The Senate’s Legal Committee has called on the Standing Bureau on Tuesday for a one-week postponement for the vote regarding the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) request targeting Speaker Calin Popescu Tariceanu. The information has been confirmed by the Legal Committee ...

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PSD senator resigns, ruling party on the verge of losing majority in the Senate. Other two SocDem deputies quit

Senator Emanuel Gabriel Botnariu (photo) has resigned from the Social Democrat Party, announcing on Wednesday that he will be independent. „I want to announce you that I am an independent, not-attached member of the Senate as of today”, Emanuel Botnariu ...

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Senate to change National Bank management’s statute

The Senate has tacitly approved on Wednesday a draft bill proposed by Daniel Zamfir, regarding the statute of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) management’s statute. If the Chamber of Deputies votes the law, the BNR employees will have the ...

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