Members of Parliament highlight holes in 2019 budget. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG: — Members of Parliament including those that support the current United Democrats /St. Maarten Christian Party Government posed several critical questions to the Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings when he appeared in Parliament on Tuesday to present the draft 2019 budget.
Questions were posed about the allocated budget for new vehicles for members of the council of ministers. Government budgeted money for 7 new vehicles that cost $50,000.00 each, while other Ministries such as TEATT lacks money for key projects.
Government also budgeted NAF.800,000.00 for a state of art meeting room while schools need more classrooms.

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