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Bulgarian Parliament Budget Committee Rejects President’s Veto on Party Financing

Parliament's Budget Committee rejected the President's veto on changes to the State Budget Act for 2019, which provide for political parties to be financed by private companies. With 12 votes "in favour" and 6 "against" on July 18, MPs adopted the amendments to the State Budget Act, reports BNT. 

Marinovic nominated for the new Commissioner replacing Sabic

In the same time, the Committee had suggested to the Serbian Parliament the termination of duty of the former Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, Rodoljub Sabic.
Marinovic was elected by majority of votes between three candidates, while the proposal of his candidacy will be submitted to the Serbian Parliament for consideration.

Bulgarian MPs Postponed the Changes Related to the Reduction of Party Subsidies

The reason - the report of the Budget Committee is not ready,  reported NOVA TV.

Parliament postponed the issue of accepting the changes related to the reduction of party subsidies. They were scheduled to pass the second reading as the first item on the agenda of the National Assembly.

President urges gov't to fast track bill on appropriate administrative measures for elections

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday urged the government to fast track a bill that could be adopted by Parliament by the end of the current parliamentary session and that could set forth "appropriate electoral administrative measures," starting with the presidential election this year.

Albania Parliament Declares Decree Scrapping Local Elections Invalid

Albania Parliament on 13 June 2019. Photo: Gent Shkullaku/LSA

About 100 out of 110 MPs present in the chamber on Thursday backed the resolution, which calls on public institutions to continue working in order to permit the local elections to take place on June 30 as planned. The resolution was prepared by the ruling Socialist Party.

PLUS Chairman Ciolos suggests acting government, early elections after presidential vote

PLUS Chairman Dacian Ciolos said on Thursday that attempts should be made to form a new parliamentary majority to back an acting government until after presidential elections and that early parliamentary elections should be held subsequently.