Alliance of Liberals and Democrats

Tariceanu: I am for responsible normalcy, with Parliament in session almost permanently

Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu called for the opening of hospitals, restaurants, stadiums and places of worship and for sacrificing the scheduled time for the holidays, proposing that Parliament remain in session almost permanently. "Yes, I am for a return to a responsible normalcy.

ALDE says Iohannis-Orban gov't prepare state of alert prolongation to avoid censure motion

The Orban government is preparing to extend the state of alert to avoid the censure motion, an ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats, ed. n.) post written on the party's Facebook page on Monday says. "To avoid the motion of censure, the Iohannis-Orban government is preparing to extend the state of alert! We bet that the Parliament will no longer vote for this exceptional state!

USR's Barna proposes consultations among parliamentary parties to establish election date

USR (Save Romania Union) leader Dan Barna on Wednesday said that setting a date for the local elections should be a "technical" decision and proposed "urgent" consultations between parliamentary parties on the issue, in the context in which, according to some sources, the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) ruled as unconstitutional the normative acts regarding the extension of the local elec

ALDE's Tariceanu: Pension increase by 40pct could be key to economy's recovery

The Chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu maintains that by increasing the pensions by 40pct, from 1 September, the Romanian economy could be relaunched because it would encourage the consumption of goods and services in order to create jobs.

AgriMin Oros: PNL gov't works on strategy to bring Diaspora back; salary in agriculture - 3,000 lei

The PNL (National Liberal Party) government works on a strategy to bring DIaspora back home by raising the net salary in the agricultural sector up to 3,000 lei, the Minister of Agriculture, Adrian Oros, stated on Monday, at the debate on the simple motion of censure submitted by the PSD (Social Democratic Party), ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) and affiliates of the social democratic

Parliament: Online meeting on President's decree on extending state of emergency

Parliament will convene on Thursday in an online meeting to debate and vote on President Klaus Iohannis' request regarding the extension of the state of emergency on Romania's territory, established under Decree No 240/2020. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 12,00hrs. The legal, defence and health committees of the two Chambers issued approval reports on Wednesday on the President's decree.

ALDE's Tariceanu on prolongation of state of emergency: They ask a blank cheque, without measures, I cannot agree

ALDE's (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats) leader Calin Popescu-Tariceanu on Monday stated that he doesn't agree to just give "a blank cheque" for the prolongation of the state of emergency by another 30 days, when there isn't any measure plan in the medical field and for resuming general activity. "They are discussing the prolongation of the state of emergency. I have a very weird feeling.

ALDE's Tariceanu asking for inquiry into departure of 2,000 Romanians to work in Germany

National leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu argues that a parliamentary committee should be set up to inquire into what he dubs "the asparagus operation" that saw 2,000 Romanians leave to work in Germany amid an ongoing state of emergency. "We do not want to investigate why the Romanians have left for work in Germany.