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Moultrie denies deal with PLP

HOUSE Speaker Halson Moultrie has lashed out at a “fabricated, fake and politically motivated” story printed in The Punch last week that claimed he was set to “cut a deal” with the Progressive Liberal Party.

PLP in Grand Bahama aiming to put a first-time voter in the driving seat

The Progressive Liberal Party in Grand Bahama launched a voter registration drive on Friday at its headquarters in Freeport, where a Nissan Cube car is being raffled to encourage first-time voters to register.

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North Abaco MP: I did my best

NORTH Abaco MP Darren Henfield says he gave constituents his best effort as their representative these last four years.

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Chester Cooper calls for relaxed restrictions on Exuma

EXUMA and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper insisted Friday that it is time for Exuma to have its restrictions relaxed.

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Abaco residents: We need someone to fight for us

CENTRAL and South Abaco MP James Albury’s decision to not run again in the upcoming election did not disappoint some of his constituents, who told The Tribune they need a representative who will fight for them and better serve their needs.

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Davis aims to move quickly on oversight

OFFICIAL opposition leader Philip “Brave” Davis says there are “a lot of issues” surrounding how public funds have been spent during the Minnis administration’s term in office that need a closer look.

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PM points to easing restrictions on Grand Bahama

DUE to the low number of COVID-19 cases on Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has revealed that by this weekend residents can start to see a relaxation of the curfew.

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Peter Turnquest says he made decision to withdraw candidacy

JUST days after Peter Turnquest announced he’d been told by Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis he would not receive a nomination to contest the next general election, the FNM’s deputy leader claimed last night he had in truth made the “difficult” decision to withdraw his candidacy.

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Prime Minister Minnis tables finance bills

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis tabled a Public Debt Management Bill, a Public Finance Management Bill and a Statistics Bill in the House of Assembly yesterday, legislation that he said will be “critical to advancing sound fiscal management and evidence-based decision making”.

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FNMs vote against taking opposition questions

FREE National Movement MPs voted against answering questions from members of the opposition in the House of Assembly yesterday, choosing instead to move forward with their own agenda.

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Moultrie moves to hold government to account

IN his first ruling yesterday as an independent Speaker of the House of Assembly, Halson Moultrie overturned a controversial ruling that his predecessor had made that restricted the powers of the Public Accounts Committee.

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Minister disagrees with Pinder on severance

LABOUR Minister Dion Foulkes says he doesn’t agree with the position that companies should offer employees redundancy packages as a form of assistance to struggling workers.

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Miller’s PLP nomination in doubt

SOME Progressive Liberal Party supporters in Golden Isles say MP Vaughn Miller is so vulnerable in the constituency that he would lose the seat on the PLP’s ticket in the general election, a challenge for party leaders who are leaning towards giving him the nomination.

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Abaco shanty town issue ‘will be treated humanely’

IMMIGRATION Minister Elsworth Johnson said yesterday his ministry has been working in conjunction with other government agencies to address illegal immigration and shanty town concerns in Abaco, vowing officials will clamp down on the problem, but in a humane manner.

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As MP Turnquest heads to exit door, PM arrives in Grand Bahama

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis flew into Grand Bahama yesterday afternoon to meet with executives of the East Grand Bahama Constituency Association.