NDP Justice and Status of Women critic Gerry Rogers

The NDP Critic for the Status of Women and Justice says the provincial government must demand the inquiry unanimously supported by all parties in the House of Assembly last March. Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says it is not good enough for the justice minister to attend Friday’s round table unless she is prepared to carry forward the message from this province’s legislators.

 
NDP Leader and Health Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says reports about wait times for cardiac surgery indicate an alarming trend for this province, and she would like answers to some questions about the reasons for the increases.

 

NDP leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) wants the Premier to make clear to residents of the Northeast Avalon that their plan for the existing 911 service will soon be downgraded to a two-tiered system with the first line of contact being a call centre.

 
NDP Justice and Status of Women critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says the contents of a mandate letter from the premier to the Justice Minister are a sign of hope for a campaign she has been carrying on for almost two years.

 

NDP St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers hosts a town hall tomorrow evening. Turn Up the Heat: A Call to Action invites Rogers’ constituents to come, discuss the issues that are important to them and then – through breakout groups – to explore potential actions they can take to reach solutions.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment & Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says a weekend forum he attended was reassuring and encouraging. Murphy says winter weather made highway driving a little tricky, but he was glad he could make it, and offered kudos to the organizers, the Social Justice Co-operative and Save our Seas and Shores group.

 
NDP St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

NDP St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers says she hopes the select committee of the House of Assembly that all parties approved last Wednesday will get to work sooner rather than later. She wrote to Health Minister Steve Kent this morning, and is encouraged that he has indicated he will be in touch next week to discuss it.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) says that while she was concerned when the premier announced his government’s attention to rush through legislation that reduces the number of districts in the province, she was appalled at the way Bill 42 actually proceeded through the House.

 
NDP St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers is proud that all government MHAs voted for the private member’s motion she presented in the House of Assembly yesterday – and she’s looking forward to getting down to work with her colleagues to address the many shortfalls of mental health treatment in the province.

 
NDP St. John's East MHA George Murphy

St. John’s East MHA George Murphy is appalled at government’s rationale for slashing the number of representatives in the province’s House of Assembly.

 

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