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KNAB terminates criminal process against Artuss Kaimiņš

Latvian Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has terminated the criminal process against Saeima deputy Artuss Kaimiņš over acceptance of illegal financing by his political organization and reporting false information in income declaration. The process was terminated due to a lack of composition of a crime.

Baltic States and Poland agree to push Rail Baltica as the main transport policy priority

On Friday, 6 December, Baltic and Polish transport ministers agreed during a meeting to continue pushing Rail Baltica as the main transport policy priority in the region, as confirmed by Latvia’s Transport Ministry.

Prime minister on Latvia’s budget: this matter has been put aside

Latvia’s budget for 2020 will not be reviewed. The government is «moving forward», said Latvia’s Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš in an interview to LNT programme 900 seconds on Wednesday, 27 November.

More money promised for doctors’ wages next year; Latvia puts embassy plan on hold

Latvia’s government might be able to find an additional amount of approximately EUR 18 million to increase doctors’ wages next year. This plan includes postponing the opening of Latvia’s embassy in Australia, as government representatives told journalists after meeting with healthcare representatives on Tuesday, 5 November.

Audit: higher education reform in Estonia fails to yield results

Estonia’s National Audit Office’s report shows that the transition to free higher education and other associated reforms implemented in 2013 have failed to yield tangible results, as reported by Estonian public media ERR.

Latvian parties to divide state funding: Harmony to get the lion's share

Political parties elected to the 13th Saeima will be able to receive funding from the state budget worth EUR 4 119 581 in 2020. The majority of this amount – EUR 800 000 – will be provided to Harmony, whereas the smallest amount will be provided to New Unity, which may receive EUR 416 535, according to Justice Ministry.

State funding for parties proposal – no more than EUR 80 000 per political party

Parties of the ruling coalition in Latvia have agreed to calculate state budget support based on contribution on elections of all levels, journalists were told by Latvia’s President Egils Levits after a meeting of coalition parties’ Saeima faction representatives on Monday, 7 October.


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