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LocalElections2020/ Bucharest Constituency Electoral Bureau approves USR PLUS Alliance founding protocol

The Bucharest Constituency Electoral Bureau unanimously approved the protocol for the creation of the USR PLUS Alliance in the Capital City and its sectors, USR PLUS said in a release. The Save Romania Union (USR) and the Liberty, Unity, Solidarity Party (PLUS) will run on joint lists for the Bucharest local sector councils and the city's General Council.

PM Orban: Gov't has defended jobs during economic crisis triggered by COVID-19 epidemic

The National Liberal Party (PNL) government has defended jobs throughout the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 epidemic, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban told a plenary sitting of Parliament on Wednesday. "You have called me to unveil the measures related to the local elections, the start of schools and (...) to combat COVID.

Orban: Gov't will increase pensions by as much as possible from economic reality viewpoint

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban stated, on Wednesday, in Galati, that the Government will increase the pensions "by as much as possible, depending on the economic realities," on the basis of "serious analysis, data and prognoses". "We work on analyses, on data, on serious prognoses, on impact studies and so forth.

Senate rejects bill providing for 90 percent tax on special pensions

The Senate plenary rejected on Wednesday the bill initiated by the lawmakers of the Save Romania Union (USR), providing for a 90 percent tax on special pensions. "The USR has been trying to fully abolish special pensions since 2016, but our efforts have been to no avail because of the hypocrisy of the parliamentary parties.

PSD's Ciolacu: Hospitals must be urgently reopened in conditions of safety for chronic patients

The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Tuesday that hospitals must be urgently reopened in conditions of safety for chronic patients, schools must be prepared to resume classes in the fall, and Parliament must be a dialogue partner for local authorities, regardless of political colour.

LabMin Alexandru: At pension houses, people will sit down, not stand, at the counter

Pensioners will not curl their backs at pension houses in Bucharest, because I understand to treat them with respect and for them I will take the number of recalculation dossiers to zero, said, on Tuesday, Labour Minister, Violeta Alexandru, at the debate of the simple motion against her in the Senate.

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