BUDGET 2014

Our Budget sets us on the road to recovery

Premier Craig Cannonier: The OBA Government's Number One objective is to get Bermuda’s economy on track to recovery and renewal, where people are finding jobs, incomes are growing, government finances are stable and there is care for people most in need.

Gombey dancing in a minefield is stupid

Larry Burchall: From both Budgets, PLP and OBA, it is clear that the amount of money available for Personnel, Operations, and Services is declining and will decline even more.

Ministry of Health and Environment budget briefs

Budget briefs from the Ministry of Health and Environment.

Budget 2014: PLP has not been business-friendly

Bryant Trew: Don’t believe every single thing the PLP has to say — but have the wisdom to read their Budget Reply for yourself.

Our population must expand

Larry Buchall: With the Parliamentary battle of the Budgets effectively over, with both Budgets projecting three years out to 2016/17, Bermuda and Bermudians can now concentrate on climbing out of Bermuda’s economic hole.
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‘Bermuda will be sold off by rich people... to other rich people’

Christopher Famous: Since May 2013, I have written numerous columns warning that the OBA will attempt to privatize and outsource many government departments and services.

Budget 2014: How the two parties differ

The OBA and PLP have shared their visions for how our tax dollars should be spent over the next year and, to no one's surprise, there are differences.

Cannonier: 'PLP Budget Reply falls short of Bermuda’s needs'

Premier Craig Cannonier on Sunday said that the PLP's Budget Reply "fails to impose the discipline we need, and does not provide a plan to grow the economy now."

Mutualisation: room for agreement?

Government and Opposition have shown both conflict and possible common ground over the issue of mutualisation. Take a closer look at the issue at bermudasun.bm.

Burt: 'Tax concessions cannot go on forever'

While acknowledging that jobs could be lost if retail and hospitality tax concessions were phased out, David Burt said the concessions were never meant to be permanent.
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PLP's Budget reply: Talk of economic recovery is premature

The PLP rejected the call for privatization of government departments, proposing a phasing out of tax subsidies over the next two years that could save the island $45 million.

‘The best Budget of this century’

Toni Daniels: Economist and Bermuda College lecturer Craig Simmons called Bob Richards' 2014-2015 Budget "arguably the best we've seen this century."

Furbert: Privatization could cost more money

Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert claims Government’s plan to privatize or outsource various departments could prove more costly.

BDA BUDGET 2014 / COMMENT

The road to recovery is long, but we’re making progress

Sen. Lynne Woolridge: From Day One, the Government had a strong sense of what lay ahead and it has been busy making decisions to move Bermuda away from a situation that, without change, threatens us all with disaster.

BDA BUDGET 2014 / COMMENT

Have Crockwell’s travels cost as much as a referendum ?

Christopher Famous: To date, MP Crockwell alone has had 17 trips at the expense of the taxpayer. Well, not including his JetGate trip last year.
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The Bermuda Sun bids farewell...

JUL 30, 2014: It marked the end of an era as our printers and collators produced the very last edition of the Bermuda Sun.

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