At the same time, he reiterated his call for a protective shield for public utilities. "This is a demand on the federal government, in which it is clear that the federal states and local authorities must also do their part." Kretschmer accused the federal government of "erratic action" in the crisis and a lack of coordination. With a view to the latest relief package, he called for a prime ministers' conference involving local umbrella organizations. Many questions are still open after his presentation.
Saxony: Kretschmer: Provide relief with state money
Dresden (dpa/sn) - In view of rising energy prices, Saxony's Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer (CDU) has promised state funds to relieve citizens.