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New Era Party (Jaunais Laiks) is a conservative political party in Latvia. Conservatism or political conservatism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ... A political party is an organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ...


It was founded in 2001 by Einars Repše. In 2002 election campaign, New Era promised to combat corruption and tax evasion. According to New Era promises, eliminating tax evasion would increase Latvia's state budget by 400 million lats (about 750 million US dollars), allowing to increase funding for a variety of programs and cut taxes. New Era program also included right-wing reforms in health care and education, such as replacing government-funded higher education by student loans. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Einars RepÅ¡e (born December 9, 1961 in Jelgava, Latvia) is a Latvian politician. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Budget generally refers to a list of all planned expenses and revenues. ... The lat (in Latvian: lats, plural lati, the ISO 4217 currency code: LVL) is the official currency of Latvia. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... This article needs cleanup. ...


At the last legislative elections, 5 october 2002, the party won 23.9 % of the popular vote and 26 out of 100 seats, becoming the largest party in Saeima, the parliament of Latvia. It formed a coalition government with 3 other parties, with the New Era leader Einars Repše as the prime minister. In January 2004, the coalition fall apart and Repse resigned. A legislature is a governmental deliberative body with the power to adopt laws. ... Elections in Latvia gives information on election and election results in Latvia. ... The Saeima Plenary Chamber The Saeima is the parliament of the Republic of Latvia. ... An aerial view of Parliament of India at New Delhi. ... A coalition is an alliance between entities, during which they cooperate in joint action, each in their own self-interest. ... Einars RepÅ¡e (born December 9, 1961 in Jelgava, Latvia) is a Latvian politician. ... Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister A prime minister may be either: chief or leading member of the cabinet of the top-level government in a country having a parliamentary system of government; or the official, in countries with a semi-presidential system of government, appointed to manage the... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


New Era is a part of European People's Party. The European Peoples Party is a Christian democrat-conservative political party at European level founded in 1976. ...


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The current members of New Era (Jaunais laiks) participating in the government of Latvia is minister for Justice Solvita Aboltina, minister for Education and Science Ina Druviete, minister for Defence Linda Murniece, minister for Economics Krisjanis Karins, Minister for Electronic Government Affairs Janis Reirs, Minister for Society Integration Affairs Ainars Latkovskis. Chairman of parliament faction New Era (Jaunais laiks) is Karlis Sadurskis, former minister for Education and Science. Ina Druviete (b. ...


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New Era Party - definition of New Era Party in Encyclopedia (187 words)
New Era Party (Jaunais Laiks) is a conservative political party in Latvia.
New Era program also included right-wing reforms in health care and education, such as replacing government-funded higher education by student loans.
New Era won 26 out of 100 seats in 2002 election, becoming the largest party in Saeima, the parliament of Latvia.
Welcome to Access PBN: Latvia's "Wunderkind" Returns to Politics (376 words)
The center-right "New Era" party, led by Einars Repse, was the big winner in the October 5 elections.
His party was only formed at the beginning of the year, and the size of his victory came as a surprise to many.
On February 2 of this year, he was elected to be the Chairman of New Era at the founding Congress of the party.
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