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More seats for EAPL-CFA after the first round than four years ago

The parliamentary elections in Lithuania are over. After the first round of the elections the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance (EAPL-CFA) have gained seven seats in the Parliament, five from the national list (about 70 thousand votes or 5,8 percent in the national scale) and two in the single member constituencies. That is more than four years ago in 2012, when there were only six seats. Only one percent was needed in the Nemenčinė constituency to attain the eight seat, where Rita Tamašunienė obtained 49 percent of the votes and will surely win in the second round. Thus the party confirmed the stably high position in the Lithuanian political stage. Read more

New logo of EAPL-CFA

Another step after the new name of the party – Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance (EAPL-CFA) – was transforming the logo of the party. The Chief Council has approved the new logo last Monday, on 22 August. Read more

National minorities in Vilnius called for help from the USA

500 Participants of the rally protested against the reform destroying the education system of national minorities in Lithuania, elimination of national minority schools, unified examination of the state language and realigning the curriculum of Lithuanian language teaching as of the first grade. People also called for accrediting all secondary schools of national minorities. Read more

New name of EAPL

During the 8th reporting-elective convention of the EAPL party, delegates unanimously made amendments to the Statute of EAPL. The most important change was the addition made to the name of the party. From now on the new name of the party will be ‘Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance’ (EAPL-CFA). Read more

EAPL submitted draft laws increasing the incomes of families and pensioners

‘Once again we would like to raise the topic of the extremely bad social situation in our country and government inaction in solving social problems such as difficult situations of families with children, problems of emigration, incomes inadequate to the needs of residents, poverty, tax diversity,’ said Rita Tamašunienė, chairwoman of the EAPL faction in Seimas during the press conference which took place last week in the Lithuanian Parliament. Read more

EAPL is seeking to increase family incomes

The proposal to tax financial institutions’ and insurance companies’ properties (assets) has been made in Lithuania. Members of the Seimas faction of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (EAPL) have registered appropriate draft laws on taxation of financial institutions and Tax Law in the Lithuanian Seimas. Read more

Helpful EAPL initiative

Last week (17th March) the Seimas has adopted the amendments of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (EAPL) whose aim is to decrease the VAT on the most necessary food to 5 %. Read more