Posts tagged as Juris Puce

Latvian minister says territorial reform will help reduce administrative costs

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The planned territorial reform will help reduce administrative costs, as Latvia’s Environment Protection and Regional Development Minister Juris Pūce told public broadcaster LTV programme Rīta Panorāma on Wednesday, 15 May. If the ratio of administrative costs to population number increases, with service costs remaining fixed and the population continues to decline, the regional reform will help reduce costs and allow offering better services, says Pūce. When asked if the reform…

Puce dismisses Usakovs as Riga mayor

Friday, April 5, 2019

Regional Development and Environmental Protection Minister Juris Puce (For Development/For) has given the order to dismiss Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs (Harmony) from his post, accroding the official government gazette Latvijas Vestnesis reported last night writes LETA. Puce made the order due to the many violations established in Usakovs’ oversight of the Rigas Satiksme municipal public transportation company. Usakovs has violated various laws and regulations, according to the ministry. Puce’s order…