Tag archive for ‘budget debate’
Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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No sense of urgency

By Hilbert Haar Membership of parliament is supposed to be a full time job and our fifteen parliamentarians are handsomely paid for it. Yet, according to a proposal submitted by MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel More...

Council of Ministers - Photo Roland Bryson
By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Economic losses from Hurricane Irma exceed $2 billion

PHILIPSBURG – Parliament will begin on Tuesday morning with the second day of deliberations about the 2018 budget. President of Parliament MP Sarah Wescot-Williams was re-elected to her function on Monday More...

MP Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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MP Smith takes parliament to task

PHILIPSBURG – “This budget will not win any stellar awards,” MP Wycliffe Smith (St. Maarten Christian Party) said on Monday during the first day of the 2018 budget debate. “It shows a deficit, it is not More...