Bit by bit, getting the job done
The OBA was elected to make the economy work again for the people of Bermuda.
The Government has been doing just that: implementing legislative and regulatory change, cutting red tape and communicating an 'open for business' message - all to generate activities that grow jobs, paycheques and opportunities.
Turning around an economy that was in steep decline is not an easy thing to do, but now, after 2½ years, Bermuda is moving toward a recovery that can give thousands a new lease on life. Many still suffer, but there is optimism in the air and a growing list of statistics that reflect progress:
Bloomberg-Dunkley: The OBA Spring Conference
On April 11, former NYC maypr and Bermuda resident, Mr. Michael Bloomberg, participated in a Q&A session with The Hon. Michael Dunkley, Premier of Bermuda and One Bermuda Allicance Leader, during the Party's 2015 Spring Conference. Click the read more link to watch the excerpts of their exchange.
It’s been 29 months since this Government won a hard fought election. In that time, we have accomplished much, but there is much more to do.
We are taking the steps necessary to turn around the economy, grow jobs and build a safe, secure future for you and your families. Along the way we’ve made some tough decisions, while making sure each one helps move the Island toward a more inclusive and fair way of life.
This past Parliamentary year was a busy one, with some notable highlights, such as the passage of America’s Cup legislation and the Casino Gaming Act to facilitate hotel development. Both these initiatives are part of an economic development strategy to stimulate the economy and rebuild tourism.