Category Archives: Governance

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Member’s Statement –Blizzard of Bills, May 29, 2015

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Mr. Speaker, this government, like governments before it has tabled a blizzard of bills at the end of the session. The difference is this government committed to creating a more effective Legislature. Standing committees were created specifically so they can receive more thorough and specialized examination by private members. First, this government broke its election promise to provide non-partisan research […]

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Speculation of an HST hike rekindled (Telegraph-Journal March 14,2015)

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FREDERICTON • The finance minister says the provincial budget on March 31 will be full of difficult decisions, what the Tory Opposition leader describes as code words for one of two things: a sales tax increase or a cynical ploy to delight people if the Liberals don’t impose a widely-expected HST hike. Finance Minister Roger Melanson released the budget date in the […]

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