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Ministers’ plan splits law enforcement roles

The Progressives-led coalition government has divided responsibilities for law enforcement agencies among government ministries, one led by the premier and the other by Minister Tara Rivers.

Cabinet: No health insurance fee increase this year

Cabinet announced Thursday that it would not increase the minimum fees that health insurance companies pay for procedures after fewer than 10 doctors responded to government requests for financial information. A consultant’s report on healthcare costs recommended fees paid by insurance companies be increased by 12.3%.

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