Saeima
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. 
Saeima committee demands more from government's minimum income plans
Government proposals for the revision of the minimum income level in Latvia are more reminiscent of accounting calculations than real innovations in social protection according to deputies on the Social and Labor Affairs Committee of the Saeima on Tuesday, August 4, after examining the Ministry of Welfare's ideas for raising the guaranteed minimum income (GMI) level.  
Saeima supports visa revocation for quarantine violations
If a foreigner in Latvia has violated the rules of isolation, self-isolation or quarantine, he or she will be subject to the revocation of a temporary residence permit or a visa. These measures, previously agreed by the government, were supported by Latvia's parliament, the Saeima, in a first reading July 21.
Saeima okays Economic Affairs Court creation
On Wednesday, June 17, the Saeima adopted amendments to the Law on Judicial Power, which introduced the Economic Affairs Court as a specialised district (city) court, the Saeima Press Service said.
Saeima decides on COVID-19 laws after emergency
On Friday, June 5, the Saeima decided on a number of laws and amendments that will regulate restrictions and support in the Covid-19 crisis after the end of the emergency, namely after June 9.
COVID-19 draft law conceptually supported by Saeima
The Saeima in the first reading conceptually supported and acknowledged as urgent a draft law intending to regulate the situation of COVID-19 in Latvia after the end of emergency on June 9, Latvian Radio reported on June 4. 
All Saeima deputies to be tested for coronavirus
Jurijs Perevoščikovs, head of the Infectious Disease Risk Analysis and Prevention Department at the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC), told members of the press March 21 that all 100 Saeima members will be tested for the Covid-19 coronavirus after MP Artuss Kaimiņš tested positive for the virus.

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