On House Matters this week: Audit Report on the Auditor General’s Department tabled; ZOSOs extended and a Veteran Parliamentarian is remembered.
On House Matters this week: New Mining School in operation; Desilting programme for Hermitage Dam; and employment prospects up in cruise and maritime industry.
Produce markets being revamped; Smart Street light Programme to be completed by 2021 and the country says farewell to veteran Parliamentarian and former Prime Minister Edward Seaga.
On House Matters this week: Court facilities upgraded; Amendments proposed for Criminal Records Act; and Government ramps up drought relief efforts.
New solar energy plant commissioned; Urban Traffic Management System for Kingston Metropolitan Area; and Scientific Research Council intensifies science popularization thrust.
Ministry of Health now Ministry of Health and Wellness; National Health Insurance Plan Access to boost access to health services; and billion dollar unveiled to significantly reduce hospital wait times for some medical procedures.
On this week’s House Matters: Food imports decline in 2018; Trade Information Portal to be launched; and Jamaica to export mangoes to the United States of America after 20 year hiatus.
$5 billion dollars earmarked to improve working conditions of Jamaica Constabulary Force; greater privacy for citizens making sensitive complaints and Jamaica Eye Programme to become fully active come September.
In this week’s House Matters: Motion to increase the Contingency Fund approved; Financial Administration and Audit Act to be amended and Government clears arrears with JPSCO for streetlights.
In this week’s House Matters: The National Housing Trust to upgrade 49 housing schemes; new legislation to tackle gangs and Prime Minister Andrew Holness announces new benefits for NHT contributors.
On this week’s House Matters: One billion dollars to be allocated to social housing in 63 constituencies, government pension system being revamped and 25 percent increase in funding for Social Protection Programmes.
On this week’s House Matters: Presentational changes made to the 2019/20 Estimates of Expenditure, Tourism Ministry projects increased earnings for 2019 and Justice Ministry to build new family courts across the island.
On House Matters this week: Food storage and prevention of infestation amendment act passed, changes made to agriculture ministry’s Research and Development division and Justice minister tables bill to update fines of existing laws.
On House matters this week: Prime Minister Andrew Holness opens debate on a bill for the compulsory acquisition of the 49 percent shares in PetroJam held by Venezuelan company PDV Caribe.
On house matters this week: US government lifts sanctions on Windalco’s parent company US Rusal, Plastic bottle deposit refund scheme announced and zones of special operations extended.
Finance Minister says second supplementary estimates directed towards reducing debt, South coast highway project to begin in the first quarter of 2019 and bill for petrojam buyback to be tabled at the next sitting of parliament.
This week on House Matters: National Insurance Scheme contribution rate set to increase, and Zones of Special Operations in Mount Salem and Denham Town extended.
This week on House Matters: Cabinet approves interim beverage guidelines for schools; phase one of Vernamfeild aerodrome project almost complete; and Transport Ministry launches campaign to improve processing of transport authority badges.
On this week’s House Matters: All schools to be equipped with internet access, 1000 computers being procured for schools and reduction of criminal cases for Easter term.