Marlon Johnson

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Marlon Johnson said : "I was just ready to shoot the ball," "I just wanted to win and I knew that was a big shot, so I was just locked in" External link

focustaiwan Monday, March 7, 2022 3:39:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “They know why they are being confident because they are not leaving it up necessarily to the courts to make a determination on it,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We do not have the KPIs so what has happened is the new Public Financial Management Act, that comes into effect in July, mandates that both state-owned enterprises and government entities report on management metrics, on KPIs, on objectives and goals, so you will see that in the new Public Financial Management Act 2021,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “This new year they (SOEs) have to get ready, but in the subsequent period you will start to see that not only do they have to provide new goals, but their ministers have to report on their KPIs and their attainment, so that the public can start to ask, ‘what is happening with the money that they are allocating for these state-owned enterprises?’” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The social services have seen a bump up in their budget because … come September, those persons who are still unemployed, the plan is to transition them off to a social services program,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We’ve looked at the numbers there and we actually feel confident that we might beat that particular revenue target,” “But we always err on the side of being conservative, but even that alone is a significant uptick” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Airbnb and VRBO around the world have in their brand the willingness and preparedness to pay local taxes,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Once we get through the next phase of recovery, we’ll have a clearer sense as to what the size of the economy truly is, not just the economy that was shut down because of the pandemic,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The Public Procurement Act requires changes at all central government ministries and departments, as well as state-owned enterprises and authorities,” “It will require significant staff training, vendor education and awareness; and the establishment of new functions such as a tribunal to handle disputes” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The new committees, boards and institutions created through this legislation will also be formalized over this period,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “I can’t say for certain. One of the things that I repeat, honestly, is that there’s still a lot of uncertainty in the economy because of COVID-19, not only in the domestic space but in terms of what happens internationally and international travel. So we’re watching it keenly” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The $11 million was based on the fact that like everywhere else the economy was down. There was an explanation that there was activity compared to last year because of course the drop-off in patrons having the ability to pay. That isn’t unsurprising what happened,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We have seen a pick up over the last three months in revenue performance. That is encouraging, but of course all of that is tempered by the shared understanding that if there is another (COVID-19) surge domestically and ongoing challenges in our North American markets, all of that can change the trajectory of our budgets,” “Right now the ministry is cautiously optimistic based on the last three months, but understands that forecasting is fraught with challenges that COVID-19 has brought” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The fact that we’ve had a slower than anticipated start to the economy, the fact that we’ve had the situation where we had to enhance restrictions that slowed down economic activity throughout the country, that has meant that we’re behind where we had thought we’d be in our budget,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said ( about Strategy ) : “The reality is, the government anticipates that the growth next year will be around 2.2 percent. And while that’s positive it means that we would still not get to the point where the economy has recovered fully. So in order to ensure that government services can continue to work as they have been, to provide investments in small business, to do all that government needs to do, you still have that gap that needs to be maintained,” “That will decrease over time, as per the report, as the economy reflates. But certainly, in the near term and given the precariousness of the recovery, there still will be a requirement based on what the Fiscal Strategy Report would have said for substantial borrowing. And one of the advantages of having a Fiscal Strategy Report and a fiscal strategy is that you can plan for this in a very transparent way” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “What the government is intending to do on the capital side is really to the extent possible postpone those non-essential capital projects and larger projects which can be deferred. The Ministry of Finance is working with all of the agencies to identify specific areas for reductions. All of this is to try and bring us back toward our fiscal target of no more than 1.3 billion in deficit,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The idea really is containing the growth in public expenditure. On the recurrent side, the notion here is to contain the growth in public sector employment with exceptions made for the uniformed branches and certain key professional elements within government. Where the savings are expected to be realized is that over time, the number of clerical positions will move away as we move toward digitization,” “The minister spoke at great length about that, insomuch that digitalization means that you as the consumer will be able to be on your phone or your computer and complete government services. And that means over time, the need for clerical level work will go away” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “He said, ‘What do you want me to do about it?'” “Let that sink in for a minute” External link

denverpost Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We wanted to find things we believe work,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “In addition to the visa initiative, the ERC will be providing recommendations to the government regarding the next phase of the reopening of the economy,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, August 14, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The impact of any credit downgrade is obviously on your borrowing cost and so we had known that Moody’s had already signaled the downgrade to happen, so in our calculations of our borrowing costs we factored in the downgrade,” “How we moderate that during this fiscal year is we will be relying on the multilateral entities. The borrowing rates are not dependent on the broader market. We are member shareholders in these entities, so we’re able to get interest rates on those loans at a fraction of what we pay on the open market and often a grace period on principle repayment and the repayments are extended over 20 years to 25 years in most cases” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “These subcommittees will also have additional persons appointed to them from the broader Bahamian civil society,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, May 18, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “For all of the obligations that the government would have taken on with respect to these programs… we have sufficient headroom to accommodate it,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson told : “It’s less than $10 million,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We also provide them with HEART trainees to help supplement the human resource. So this 24 months generally help the persons to stabilise and grow the business itself, so they would have grown some more to employ more people,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The Ministry of Finance has been tasked specifically with things surrounding opening and operating a business in The Bahamas in terms of the time of opening a business, which has been reduced substantially through a single web portal; and the recent coming into force of provisional licenses, so that while small businesses are waiting for their regulatory process, they can also apply to obtain a provisional business license,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The committee works independently of the ministry and they have submitted their recommendations to the ministry. The ministry has taken them onboard and presented them to the policy makers and some of the recommendations have already been put into effect, and some we continue to work on with the committee,” “One of the things the committee had recommended was around estate planning… Another thing is the access to credit through the Small Business Development Centre” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “In this new month, we will have the impact of the gaming adjustment, which will bring in, we anticipate, some additional $20 million over and above what would have been budgeted prior and the impact of that again would be felt,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 31, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “In the government’s WTO offer you would have seen that the government intends to bring down the tariffs and customs duties by an average of 15 percent, which turns out is about $50 million in foregone revenue,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 31, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson explained : “Part of the agreement with Cable and Wireless and the government was to fill what would have then been defined as a $39 million deficit in the pension, and so that was part of the shareholders agreement for the government to cover that cost,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 31, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Very shortly the deputy prime minister will be putting forward to Cabinet a revised organization structure and looking to creating more opportunities for growth for existing staff, as well as to recruit additional talent into the Ministry of Finance,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Not that we’re going to do less financial controls. What we want to do is modernize how we go about managing public sector finance. Which means that the controls need to be appropriate, we need the analytical tools to assess trends, we need to be able to ensure that the hardware and software are providing the right kind of information and flagging the things that need to be flagged,” “So, there is certainly a need to throughout not only the Ministry of Finance, but also the treasury and across the government to ensure that we improve the financial controls as we move forward. But more so than that we want to take the information that is generated on a daily basis to be able to do more analysis of it and gain more insight, to help guide public policy making going forward. That is the key aim of the reform effort” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “There was a cop on the outside holding on for dear life as his own cruiser sped down the street,” External link

ottawacitizen Sunday, February 24, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT



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Marlon Johnson said : "I was just ready to shoot the ball," "I just wanted to win and I knew that was a big shot, so I was just locked in" External link

focustaiwan Monday, March 7, 2022 3:39:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “They know why they are being confident because they are not leaving it up necessarily to the courts to make a determination on it,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:15:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We do not have the KPIs so what has happened is the new Public Financial Management Act, that comes into effect in July, mandates that both state-owned enterprises and government entities report on management metrics, on KPIs, on objectives and goals, so you will see that in the new Public Financial Management Act 2021,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “This new year they (SOEs) have to get ready, but in the subsequent period you will start to see that not only do they have to provide new goals, but their ministers have to report on their KPIs and their attainment, so that the public can start to ask, ‘what is happening with the money that they are allocating for these state-owned enterprises?’” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:51:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The social services have seen a bump up in their budget because … come September, those persons who are still unemployed, the plan is to transition them off to a social services program,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We’ve looked at the numbers there and we actually feel confident that we might beat that particular revenue target,” “But we always err on the side of being conservative, but even that alone is a significant uptick” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Airbnb and VRBO around the world have in their brand the willingness and preparedness to pay local taxes,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Once we get through the next phase of recovery, we’ll have a clearer sense as to what the size of the economy truly is, not just the economy that was shut down because of the pandemic,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The Public Procurement Act requires changes at all central government ministries and departments, as well as state-owned enterprises and authorities,” “It will require significant staff training, vendor education and awareness; and the establishment of new functions such as a tribunal to handle disputes” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The new committees, boards and institutions created through this legislation will also be formalized over this period,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “I can’t say for certain. One of the things that I repeat, honestly, is that there’s still a lot of uncertainty in the economy because of COVID-19, not only in the domestic space but in terms of what happens internationally and international travel. So we’re watching it keenly” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The $11 million was based on the fact that like everywhere else the economy was down. There was an explanation that there was activity compared to last year because of course the drop-off in patrons having the ability to pay. That isn’t unsurprising what happened,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We have seen a pick up over the last three months in revenue performance. That is encouraging, but of course all of that is tempered by the shared understanding that if there is another (COVID-19) surge domestically and ongoing challenges in our North American markets, all of that can change the trajectory of our budgets,” “Right now the ministry is cautiously optimistic based on the last three months, but understands that forecasting is fraught with challenges that COVID-19 has brought” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The fact that we’ve had a slower than anticipated start to the economy, the fact that we’ve had the situation where we had to enhance restrictions that slowed down economic activity throughout the country, that has meant that we’re behind where we had thought we’d be in our budget,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said ( about Strategy ) : “The reality is, the government anticipates that the growth next year will be around 2.2 percent. And while that’s positive it means that we would still not get to the point where the economy has recovered fully. So in order to ensure that government services can continue to work as they have been, to provide investments in small business, to do all that government needs to do, you still have that gap that needs to be maintained,” “That will decrease over time, as per the report, as the economy reflates. But certainly, in the near term and given the precariousness of the recovery, there still will be a requirement based on what the Fiscal Strategy Report would have said for substantial borrowing. And one of the advantages of having a Fiscal Strategy Report and a fiscal strategy is that you can plan for this in a very transparent way” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “What the government is intending to do on the capital side is really to the extent possible postpone those non-essential capital projects and larger projects which can be deferred. The Ministry of Finance is working with all of the agencies to identify specific areas for reductions. All of this is to try and bring us back toward our fiscal target of no more than 1.3 billion in deficit,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The idea really is containing the growth in public expenditure. On the recurrent side, the notion here is to contain the growth in public sector employment with exceptions made for the uniformed branches and certain key professional elements within government. Where the savings are expected to be realized is that over time, the number of clerical positions will move away as we move toward digitization,” “The minister spoke at great length about that, insomuch that digitalization means that you as the consumer will be able to be on your phone or your computer and complete government services. And that means over time, the need for clerical level work will go away” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “He said, ‘What do you want me to do about it?'” “Let that sink in for a minute” External link

denverpost Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We wanted to find things we believe work,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “In addition to the visa initiative, the ERC will be providing recommendations to the government regarding the next phase of the reopening of the economy,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, August 14, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The impact of any credit downgrade is obviously on your borrowing cost and so we had known that Moody’s had already signaled the downgrade to happen, so in our calculations of our borrowing costs we factored in the downgrade,” “How we moderate that during this fiscal year is we will be relying on the multilateral entities. The borrowing rates are not dependent on the broader market. We are member shareholders in these entities, so we’re able to get interest rates on those loans at a fraction of what we pay on the open market and often a grace period on principle repayment and the repayments are extended over 20 years to 25 years in most cases” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “These subcommittees will also have additional persons appointed to them from the broader Bahamian civil society,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, May 18, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “For all of the obligations that the government would have taken on with respect to these programs… we have sufficient headroom to accommodate it,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 22, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson told : “It’s less than $10 million,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “We also provide them with HEART trainees to help supplement the human resource. So this 24 months generally help the persons to stabilise and grow the business itself, so they would have grown some more to employ more people,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The Ministry of Finance has been tasked specifically with things surrounding opening and operating a business in The Bahamas in terms of the time of opening a business, which has been reduced substantially through a single web portal; and the recent coming into force of provisional licenses, so that while small businesses are waiting for their regulatory process, they can also apply to obtain a provisional business license,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “The committee works independently of the ministry and they have submitted their recommendations to the ministry. The ministry has taken them onboard and presented them to the policy makers and some of the recommendations have already been put into effect, and some we continue to work on with the committee,” “One of the things the committee had recommended was around estate planning… Another thing is the access to credit through the Small Business Development Centre” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “In this new month, we will have the impact of the gaming adjustment, which will bring in, we anticipate, some additional $20 million over and above what would have been budgeted prior and the impact of that again would be felt,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 31, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “In the government’s WTO offer you would have seen that the government intends to bring down the tariffs and customs duties by an average of 15 percent, which turns out is about $50 million in foregone revenue,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 31, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson explained : “Part of the agreement with Cable and Wireless and the government was to fill what would have then been defined as a $39 million deficit in the pension, and so that was part of the shareholders agreement for the government to cover that cost,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 31, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Very shortly the deputy prime minister will be putting forward to Cabinet a revised organization structure and looking to creating more opportunities for growth for existing staff, as well as to recruit additional talent into the Ministry of Finance,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “Not that we’re going to do less financial controls. What we want to do is modernize how we go about managing public sector finance. Which means that the controls need to be appropriate, we need the analytical tools to assess trends, we need to be able to ensure that the hardware and software are providing the right kind of information and flagging the things that need to be flagged,” “So, there is certainly a need to throughout not only the Ministry of Finance, but also the treasury and across the government to ensure that we improve the financial controls as we move forward. But more so than that we want to take the information that is generated on a daily basis to be able to do more analysis of it and gain more insight, to help guide public policy making going forward. That is the key aim of the reform effort” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 17, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Marlon Johnson said : “There was a cop on the outside holding on for dear life as his own cruiser sped down the street,” External link

ottawacitizen Sunday, February 24, 2019 2:41:00 AM EAT



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