Florin Roman

PM Citu on amendments to budget bill: PSD wants to take us out of EU

The amendments tabled by the Social Democratic Party (PSD) to the 2021 draft budget have a budgetary impact of almost 6 pct of the GDP, on Monday said Prime minister Florin Citu, adding that the Social-Democrats want to take Romania out of the European Union. "We have received the PSD list of amendments. The budgetary impact is almost 6 pct of GDP.

PNL's Roman says taxation of special state pensions must be done in Parliament to avoid being challenged

Taxing special state pensions must be done in Parliament, because an emergency ordinance issued by the government to regulate the matter is open to being challenged by the Ombudsman with the Constitutional Court, National Liberal Party (PNL) floor leader in the Chamber of Deputies Florin Roman said on Wednesday.

Parliament passes decree extending state of emergency; obligations on gov't included

Parliament on Thursday passed a decision approving the extension of the emergency state for a further 30 days that also includes obligations on the government, with one of them being the gov't preparing weekly follow-up reports on its measures. The decree passed in an online vote 404 to 29 and 5 abstentions.

Ciolacu: Challenging at Constitutional Court measures initiated by PSD hurts Romanians, Romanian companies

Acting Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Marcel Ciolacu considers that challenging at the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) the social and economic measures initiated by the Social Democrats and voted in Parliament hurts Romanians and the Romanian companies that were now waiting for real support from the state.

Romanian PM-Designate Abandons Candidacy, Citing Coronavirus Outbreak

Romania's prime minister-designate, Florin Citu shocked the nation on Thursday by renouncing his candidacy only minutes before he was due to seek the support of parliament to be voted in office.

"Florin Vasile Citu today renounced his mandate as prime minister-designate," the presidential website announced in a three-line-sentence statement that promised more details later.

Reactions to PM-designate's resignation

Florin Citu has resigned as PM-designate, the Presidential Administration announced on Thursday. National Liberal Party (PNL) MPs leader Florin Roman said on Thursday that the gesture of the PM-designate, Florin Citu, of filing his resignation is one "of great responsibility," pointing out that the latter had consulted the colleagues in the party before taking this step.

Liberal Roman proposes that elected not be allowed to run contracts with state during office

Liberal deputy Florin Roman proposes that all candidates for a position of mayor, local councilor, county councilor, county council president, MP, MEP or to the Romanian presidency submit an affidavit that they do not have and will not run contracts with the state during the term of office.

Censure motion/ PSD MPs step out of plenary hall, PNL inquires about gendarmes on site

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) deputy leader, Daniel Suciu, said on Thursday, after the Social Democrats stepped out of the plenary hall, that the Opposition representatives "do not even have a quorum and are trying some cons," adding that "it is a first when three or four parties submitting a censure motion run away from their own motion."