Tag archive for ‘cost-cutting measures’
St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP on Nomination Day - 20180105 HH
By The Publisher On Monday, June 10th, 2019

SMCP supports lowering MP salaries by 10%

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release today, St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP announced that it still stands firm on its position with regard to the reduction of the salaries of Members of Parliament. “Initially More...

Minister VSA Emil Lee with SMMC Management & Board in Parliament 4 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Hospital-director Klarenbeek explains tariff increase

PHILIPSBURG – The new general hospital is a non-profit organization that aims to realize just 1.5 percent profit on top of costs to enable future investments, St. Maarten Medical Center director Kees Klarenbeek More...

Mike Ferrier 20180115 - HH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Minister Ferrier proposes freeze on hiring consultants

PHILIPSBURG – The list of cost cutting measures Minister of Finance Mike Ferrier released on Tuesday to Members of Parliament contains six proposals that could save the country annually 20.9 million guilders ($11.7 More...

Emerald case investigation
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Budget 2018: A patchwork of little known facts

PHILIPSBURG – The second day of the 2018 budget debate went through the motions on Tuesday morning and continued into the afternoon until the meeting was adjourned until 6.30 p.m. to give ministers the time to More...

Philipsburg Parliament of Sint Maarten
By The Publisher On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

No new initiatives in draft budget

PHILIPSBURG – The accumulated deficits on the national budget increase to a total of 486.2 million guilders in 2020. The government projects that 2021 will be the first year when the budget shows a slim surplus More...