Tag: House of Representatives

The maneuver is law. Work, taxes, family support: all measures

The maneuver is law. Work, taxes, family support: all measures

The Chamber definitively approved the budget law with 200 yes votes, 112 no votes and 3 abstentions. The measure, which leaves the second reading without having been modified – and without a vote of confidence – after approval in the Senate, is now law. The maneuver is worth around 24 billion, which rises to 28 […]

In its first debate, the House denies the submission of labor reforms

In its first debate, the House denies the submission of labor reforms

The Seventh House Committee denied this Wednesday in the first debate, by 13 votes to 5, the archive presentation of the labor reform of the government of Gustavo Petro. Also read: Voting on education reform in the House is postponed due to lack of quorum The author of the negative presentation, Representative Andrés Forero, of […]

The 21 Members of Congress Who ‘Saved’ Health Reform

The 21 Members of Congress Who ‘Saved’ Health Reform

In the middle of the challenge of Enrique Gomezleader of the Movement for National Salvation, to the 13 representatives of the Green Alliance – because the Minister of Health, Guillermo Alfonso Jaramillosaid they had bureaucratic quotas in the government and yet they were against it -, that they had to be absent from the vote […]

They do not rule out meeting from Monday to Saturday to “unlock the legislative agenda”

They do not rule out meeting from Monday to Saturday to “unlock the legislative agenda”

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the liberal Andrés Calle, warned that healthcare reform will be voted on in a bloc format and that, if necessary, a session will be held from Monday to Saturday, in order to move forward as quickly as possible in the discussion on the second debate, and also to […]

Petro asks not to eliminate merit in choosing directors of hospitals under reform

Petro asks not to eliminate merit in choosing directors of hospitals under reform

What the government proposes in its reform is that these officials should also be assigned from a list of candidates chosen by the Ministry of health and Social Protection after the accreditation of a higher education institute who have completed the Hospital Administration course and the competency test of the training Administrative Department Public Function. […]

End of the impasse in the US. There is a new chairman of the House of Representatives

End of the impasse in the US. There is a new chairman of the House of Representatives

Louisiana Republican Congressman Mike Johnson was elected the new Speaker of the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday. All Republican members of Congress in the room voted for Johnson, and all of his party colleagues voted for Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries. “Being elected the 56th Speaker of the House of Representatives is an honor […]

Camera, Giorgia Meloni against Giuseppe Conte. What does this remind you of?

Camera, Giorgia Meloni against Giuseppe Conte. What does this remind you of?

Giorgia Meloni faces the leader of the Five Star Movement, Giuseppe Conte. She does so during her response to the Chamber of Deputies in which she defends her government’s performance also in foreign policy and points the finger at the bad impressions caused in the past abroad by the executive led by leader Grillino. «The […]

Congress approves the 2024 budget of $502.6 billion

Congress approves the 2024 budget of $502.6 billion

The Plenary sessions in the Senate and the House of Representatives approved during the final debate on Wednesday evening Budget 2024 for $502.6 billion, after two debates that started in the morning. In the House of Representatives, which passed after the Senate, the vote was 105 to 21. The Senate approved the bill by a […]

The opposition says the subcommittee failed to reach major agreements on health care reform

The opposition says the subcommittee failed to reach major agreements on health care reform

The opposition warned that once the work of the subcommittee of the reform to the health The result is that no agreements have been made in the fundamental points. Also read: The list of officials involved with Nicolás Petro is now in court The representative Carolina Arbelaezof Cambio Radical, doubted in this sense that “the […]