Tag archive for ‘motion’
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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A united Parliament says NO to Dutch conditions for liquidity support

PHILIPSBURG – The Parliament stands firm behind the decision of the Council of Ministers to reject the establishment of a Caribbean Reform Entity as a condition for continued liquidity support. All fifteen MPs More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Van Dam wants Kingdom to take control of Pointe Blanche prison

THE HAGUE – CDA-parliamentarian Chris van Dam wants the Netherlands to take control of the Pointe Blanche prison for the next five years. In a motion, he will present on Monday in a meeting of the Parliamentary More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Under duress

By Hilbert Haar Motions are the political banana peel of the political arena. In St. Maarten they seldom result in the desired action expressed in a motion and only in extreme cases (like with a motion of no confidence) More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten wants review of Kingdom Charter – UPDATED

~ MP Heyliger-Marten: “Time to correct 65 years of wrongs and revisit 10-10-10” ~ Wants review of Kingdom Charter – Motion carried by Parliament 12 for and 3 against. PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Mingo under fire about airport reconstruction and CFO contract

~ Motion passed to have supervisory board evaluate CEO within four weeks ~ PHILIPSBURG – The current state of affairs related to the reconstruction of the airport is “an embarrassment,” airport-director Brian More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
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Motion asks for modest paycuts but Parliament approves budget without it

PHILIPSBURG – Reluctantly, Parliament accepted a motion tabled by National Alliance MP Ludmilla Duncan to cut salaries of parliamentarians and ministers, while it rejected a further-reaching motion with the same More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Why call a new meeting concerning the financing of the airport

Dear Editor, My first order of business after being sworn in as a Member of Parliament was to send a letter, dated November 25th 2019, to the Chairman of Parliament, requesting him to reconvene the meeting concerning More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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MP Peterson to present motion to break the impasse on PJIA financing

GREAT BAY — On Sunday, November 03, 2019, MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson issued the following press release. As announced in my press release of October 28, 2019, I posed 4 questions to the caretaker Minister More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Motion Dutch Parliament targets St. Maarten’s law enforcement

PHILIPSBURG – A large majority of the Dutch Second Chamber (107 out of 150 possible votes) supported the motion Van Dam on Tuesday – a decision that is bound to create confusion if not outrage about what could More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin steps down in order to depoliticize important matters

PHILIPSBURG – On Thursday October 10th, Prime Minister the Honorable Leona Romeo Marlin decided to step down to depoliticize important matters that are pending decision at Parliament. In a letter addressed to More...