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Last parliament began June 18

THE LAST session of parliament in the Dzurinda government's four-year term began on June 18 with a massive 160 points of business, 50 of which are legislation related to Slovakia's entry to the European Union.

Deputies have promised to work late to approve the needed bills, but enduring problems with absenteeism and approaching election campaigns have ignited fears that at least part of the slate will be dropped.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak