Posts tagged as local government

Latvia: Local government election lists are in

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Nationwide local government elections to be held across Latvia on June 5 have passed the list submission deadline, with over 300 applications, Central Election Commission (CVK) sai d April 7. Altogether, 324 candidate lists have been submitted with 5,599 candidates running for one of the 683 spots across 41 municipal councils. Normally, the biggest share of candidates would be taken by capital Rīga, but given that Rīga already  held elections…

Estonian Finance ministry: All €70-million local government COVID-19 support used up

Monday, December 21, 2020

Local government coronavirus support issued in spring has been used up, the finance ministry reports. Minister of Public Administration Anneli Ott (Center) said the full €70 million, issued in response to the first coronavirus wave via a supplementary budget in spring, has been allocated by city and rural municipalities. Ott said in a press release Monday that: “This support was intended to help municipalities mitigate the effects of the coronavirus,…