NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

Government seems to have delayed introduction of its long-promised, much-talked-about legislation creating the province’s Independent Appointments Commission. Whenever it does show up for debate in the House of Assembly, the NDP caucus is ready to propose amendments.

 
NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP MHAs Lorraine Michael (St. John's East-Quidi Vidi) and Gerry Rogers (St. John's Centre) sat with School Council members from Holy Cross Junior High School, Whitbourne Elementary, Sacred Heart All Grade (Conche) and Long Island Academy on Saturday as they listened to the results of the secret vote of an unelected Board of Trustees to close their schools.

 
NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) is inviting residents of Newfoundland and Labrador to sign a petition against the most regressive move in the most regressive budget this province has ever seen.

 
NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) is inviting residents of Newfoundland and Labrador to sign a petition against the most regressive move in the most regressive budget this province has ever seen.

 
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers is elated that amendments to the Vital Statistics Act, promised last July by the previous government, have been passed into legislation.

 
NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

Since the original announcement of the Muskrat Falls project, says NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi), her caucus has been asking questions calling for greater transparency around the project’s contracts and terms, as well as the impact of its costs on consumers’ household budgets.

 
NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) says in light of the many concerns raised by today’s release of the Ernst Young interim report of the Muskrat Falls Project, government must immediately engage the province’s Public Utilities Board in overseeing the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project.

 
NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael

NDP Education Critic Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) said today the efforts of thousands who have petitioned to stop the closure of schools around Newfoundland and Labrador is increasingly important in light of allegations of fraud against, and subsequent investigations into, employees of the school district and several vendors.

 
St. John's Centre MHA Gerry Rogers

With privatization of just about every government operation a possibility in Thursday’s budget, St. John’s Centre NDP MHA Gerry Rogers asked today about the persistent rumours that the province’s liquor stores – the most profitable part of the Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation – will be for sale for private operators.

 
NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP House Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, St. John’s East-Quidi Vidi) is deeply concerned about the possibilities of increased privatization of government assets and services in this week’s budget. The Government Renewal Initiative, supposedly the blueprint for the Liberal budget, specifically instructed every arm of government to look at the potential for privatization, says Michael.

 

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