The Sejm, the lower house of Polish parliament, has voted against the Senate's resolution to scrap the entire bill extending the term of office of local governments by several months to avoid an election clash next autumn.
The Polish government on Friday passed draft legislation capping electricity prices for households, local governments, power-sensitive companies and SMEs, a government official said on Friday afternoon.
The government will spend about PLN 3 billion (EUR 0.62 billion) from the state budget on coal subsidies for local governments, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said.
The government has prepared a bill that will offer refunds for local governments if the price of coal they have to purchase exceeds PLN 2,000 (EUR 413) per tonne, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said.
Poland's main opposition parties have signed a pact to defend local governments from centralisation.
Local governments from Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary have appealed to the European Committee of Regions to create a continental-wide database with accommodation and employment offers for Ukrainian war refugees.
A group of local government representatives have appealed to the Polish prime minister to include them in migration policy planning in order to help migrants stuck at Poland's border with Belarus.
Rafał Trzaskowski, the mayor of Warsaw, has announced the establishment of an association of local governments on Thursday.
The leader of Poland’s biggest opposition party has set out five conditions he says will ensure spending on the National Recovery Plan is “honest and effective”.
Poland's main opposition party Civic Platform on Saturday presented its plan for combating the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.