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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The Senate has repealed, in the plenary sitting on Wednesday, the special pensions granted to MPs, diplomats, parliamentary officials, court auxiliary staff and to the Ombudsman.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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CCR rejects President’s referral on the amendments to the Law on Administrative Organisation of Romanian Territory

The Constitutional Court has rejected, on Wednesday, the referral submitted by President Klaus Iohannis on the amendments to the Law on Administrative Organisation of Romanian Territory. President Iohannis filed a referral of unconstitutionality on June 30 on the amendments and ...

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Update: PSD files amendments to offshore bill, oil companies leave parliamentary committee’s sitting in protest. ALDE’s Gerea: Interest to continue imports from Russia

The Social-Democratic Party has filed on Tuesday several amendments to the offshore bill, shortly before the start of debates by the Chamber of Deputies Committee for Industry, amendments handed by PSD Chairman, Liviu Dragnea, capital.ro informs, quoting G4Media.ro. The representatives ...

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Ponta charges Liviu Dragnea of ‘high treason’ related to the offshore law

Former PSD leader, currently Pro Romania chairman, Victor Ponta, accused current social-democrat chair Liviu Dragnea of high treason, as the form of the offshore law adopted by the Senate on Monday will lead to losses of USD 10 billion in ...

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