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Saeima committee endorses bill on dissolution of Riga City Council ahead of final reading in Saeima

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

The Saeima Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee today endorsed the bill on the dissolution of Riga City Council ahead of its final reading in Saeima. The parliamentary committee rejected all proposals submitted by the opposition, so no changes were made to the bill before it was sent for the second reading in Saeima. Coalition lawmakers took into consideration the Saeima legal office’s warnings about high constitutionality risks, as well as…

Without reforms, it might be necessary to consider tax hikes – Karins

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Reforms are needed in a number of sectors if Latvia is to avoid fresh tax hikes, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said at a meeting of the Saeima Budget and Finance (Taxation) Committee on Monday. The Saeima committee on Monday started work on Latvia’s 2019 budget. The premier opened the debate by noting that this will be so-called technical budget, drafted by Latvia’s previous government. “We have a tradition…