House shuts down

The fourth session of the 46th general assembly has come to an end. What does that mean exactly? That means that Newfoundland & Labrador’s provincial politicians won’t be passing any more legislation or debating issues inside the Confederation Building for a while. The next big date for most of them: Tuesday, October 11 – election day. PC Joan Burke says that the government’s actions this session ere a continuation of their plans which were laid out by their party in 2003 – strong financial management. Liberal leader Yvonne Jones wasn’t so impressed with the session, saying that there was no new significant legislation which means there are no new significant ideas on the government’s behalf. NDP leader Lorraine Michaels was proud that the home heating rebate made it into the government’s budget and takes credit for that.

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