Tag archive for ‘budget debate’
MP Tamara Leonard 2019070901
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

MP Tamara Leonard saw first amendment passed in Parliament to fund pilot breakfast programme

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament for the United Democrats UD party, Tamara Leonard, recently saw her first amendment law being passed in Parliament during the budget debate on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. On More...

MP Luc Mercelina - Budget Presentation 24 June 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

MP Mercelina tackles national health insurance plan again

PHILIPSBURG – MP Luc Mercelina (United Democrats) repeated his objections against the introduction of a National Health Insurance (NHI) plan during the handling of the draft 2019 budget in parliament on Monday. More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 9th, 2019

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

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 - Man
By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018

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...