Erfurt (dpa/th) - Today, Wednesday (from 2 p.m.), the Thuringian state parliament in Erfurt is dealing with the burdens on citizens and business caused by the exploding energy prices. Several factions have applied for current hours. For example, the opposition CDU parliamentary group wants to know what relief plans the state government is planning, the FDP group wants to discuss the problems of crafts, and the AfD is looking at the demonstrations, to which more than 18,000 people came last Monday alone. The Citizens for Thuringia group wants a debate about people's fears.
The SPD parliamentary group wants to reinforce the demand for an excess profit tax in Germany, with the proceeds of which could be used to finance relief. In addition, the state parliament is dealing with the future of language day-care centers at the request of the left and with local transport in Thuringia at the request of the Greens.