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Speakers of Baltic parliaments meet in Latvia
The speakers of all three Baltic national parliaments are attending a meeting in Latvia July 8 and 9, where issues relating to the economy, security and environment of the region will be discussed. The surge in illegal immigration from Belarus to Lithuania will also be spoken about.
Saeima committee rejects defining hate crime against sexual minorities
A majority of the Saeima Criminal Policy Sub-Committee on Tuesday, May 11, rejected proposals to define hate crimes directed against sexual orientation more precisely in the law. The proposal to count crime against sexual orientation as an aggravating circumstance was also rejected.
Vaccination Bureau must go, Saeima decides
On Thursday, the Saeima supported amendments to the Covid-19 Infection Management Law, which requires Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš to instruct the responsible minister to remove the Vaccination Project Bureau by June 1.
Stepaņenko the centurion in Saeima speaking stakes
Independent Saeima Deputy Jūlija Stepaņenko cruised to victory in the undeclared but keenly-contested race to be the most frequent Saeima speaker during the winter parliamentary session, notching up an incredible 100 visits to the virtual podium, according to statistics released by the Saeima March 29.
Annual foreign policy debate takes place at Saeima
Thursday, January 28, sees the Saeima holding its annual foreign policy debate, in which Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs will report to deputies on the completed and planned activities in the state foreign policy and European Union (EU) issues. The debate this year will take place remotely on the e-Saeima platform.
Saeima okays 2021 budget in first reading
Saeima on Wednesday, October 28, conceptually approved next year's budget bill, the medium-term budget framework framework for 2021, 2022 and 2023, as well as budget-related amendments to 28 laws. 

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