Northwest Territories Legislature Adjourns Until May - State and Federal Communications

March 13, 2017  •  

Northwest Territories Legislature Adjourns Until May

Coat of arms of Northwest TerritoriesOn March 10, the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories adjourned for the remainder of the winter.

During the session, lawmakers considered various supplementary appropriations dealing with infrastructure and operations expenditures, debated cutbacks, and passed a budget for the territories with all but two MLAs voting for it.

Under the new budget, the Department of Public Works and Services will be consolidated with the Transportation department.

The Second Session of the 18th Assembly will reconvene on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

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