Tag: Sejm

The Supreme Court of Audit’s critical report on PiS was rejected thanks to Sawicki

The Supreme Court of Audit’s critical report on PiS was rejected thanks to Sawicki

The meeting of the Sejm State Control Committee had a surprising ending. And all thanks to PSL’s Marek Sawicki. According to the Business Insider Polska website, the State Audit Commission has not accepted the Supreme Court of Auditors’ report on the support provided by the state to companies during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was requested […]

Kowalski: Farmers are waiting for the government’s decision. Let’s get started. Don’t advertise yourself

Kowalski: Farmers are waiting for the government’s decision. Let’s get started. Don’t advertise yourself

You must start working immediately and not promote yourself, Janusz Kowalski demanded from the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Michał Kołodziejczak. Former deputy minister of agriculture Janusz Kowalski spared no bitter words in the Sejm against the current head of the ministry, Michał Kołodziejczak. Kowalski: Let’s get started! Don’t advertise yourself – Farmers are waiting for […]

Poland flooded with food from Ukraine. Tension among MPs at the start of the session

Poland flooded with food from Ukraine. Tension among MPs at the start of the session

MP Jarosław Sachajko wants faster processing in the Sejm of regulations that would protect the Polish market from agricultural products of Ukrainian interest. The first day of the fourth session of the Sejm started with a formal motion submitted by the 15th MP of Kukuz, Jarosław Sachajka. Stefan Krajewski, State Secretary at the Ministry of […]

Vote on the draft budget. The Sejm has made a decision

Vote on the draft budget. The Sejm has made a decision

On Thursday, the Sejm adopted the draft budget law for 2024. Now it’s time for the Senate and the bill must be submitted to the president for signature before January 29. The 2024 budget law was adopted by the parliamentary majority. 240 MPs voted in favor of approving the budget in the proposed form: MPs […]

The Senate has passed the budget bill. What will the president do?

The Senate has passed the budget bill. What will the president do?

The Senate passed the 2024 budget bill without amendment, meaning it will now be signed by the president. The Law on Special Solutions for the Implementation of the Budget Law for 2024 (Government Project) waives the allocation of bonds worth PLN 3 billion to public media, and transfers government bonds in the amount of up […]

The Sejm has elected a new president of the Office for the Protection of Personal Data

The Sejm has elected a new president of the Office for the Protection of Personal Data

The Sejm elected Mirosław Wróblewski, nominated by the Civic Coalition, as the new president of the Office for the Protection of Personal Data (UODO). Mirosław Wróblewski’s rival was Jakub Groszkowski, the current vice president of the Office for the Protection of Personal Data, recommended by Law and Justice. In the vote, Wróblewski was supported by […]

The Sejm passed the budget law. This includes, among other things: increases for teachers

The Sejm passed the budget law. This includes, among other things: increases for teachers

The parliamentarians voted in favor of the adoption of the budget law. Now it will get to work in the Senate. 408 MPs voted in favor of the adoption of the Law on Special Solutions for the Implementation of the 2024 Budget Law, 15 MPs were against and no one abstained. MEPs supported the four […]

Pay increases for teachers. The President’s bill was submitted to the Sejm

Pay increases for teachers. The President’s bill was submitted to the Sejm

The presidential bill with pay increases for teachers, but without PLN 3 billion for the illegally taken over public television, has been submitted to the Sejm. According to the information available on the Sejm website, President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday submitted a draft law on special solutions for the implementation of the Budget Law for […]

Parliament decided to freeze energy prices. PiS amendment rejected

Parliament decided to freeze energy prices. PiS amendment rejected

On Thursday, the Sejm passed a law on freezing energy prices until June 31, 2024. The PiS amendment extending the protection period until the end of next year was rejected. During Thursday’s votes, the Sejm passed a law amending laws supporting consumers of electricity, gas and heat. There were 247 MPs in favour, 1 against […]

Energy prices. The Sejm rejected the government’s bill

Energy prices. The Sejm rejected the government’s bill

Members of the European Parliament rejected the government’s project to freeze energy prices. The Sejm decided to reject the government’s bill on freezing energy prices. 239 MPs voted in favor of rejection, 178 against and 16 abstained. However, the coalition project on the same issue was forwarded for further work in committees. 239 MPs voted […]