The Bundestag before the summer break: billions of packages, not only because of Corona

The last session of the Bundestag before the summer break, it has always in itself. Presses, historical decisions, in addition to Outlying. Sometimes the Unusua

The Bundestag before the summer break: billions of packages, not only because of Corona

The last session of the Bundestag before the summer break, it has always in itself. Presses, historical decisions, in addition to Outlying. Sometimes the Unusual happens. Well remembered is how almost exactly three years ago, the so-called marriage for all, head over to the vote in the Bundestag was more than came and to everyone's Surprise, a majority found. Facilitates all, even the opponents felt, the thing was off the table, and an unauthorized confetti rain in the chamber was already no matter.

it was also this time in an Abundance of items on the agenda. Again, it was historic, but hardly one of the stressed members, it is likely to have in the Moment so perceived. The Bundestag, approved as much money as never before, apart from the normal annual budgetary decision once. Anyone who thinks this is so clear and the consequences of the Corona pandemic, only half of the story in the view. A vote was taken on a further economic stimulus package against the Corona-crisis. The state takes again 218 billion in new debt. Already, in March of 156 billion had been approved. The are huge, for supplementary budgets to unprecedented sums of money, the Federal court was almost in a panic. But such a social crisis situation, caused by a Virus, there was also never. All the way to the pandemic-fighting are therefore experiments that are directed at a target: Germany, in front of a recession, preserve, and possibly even stronger from the crisis. The consent was sufficiently large, and a balance sheet will only be much later possible.

the Bundestag, did not stop. Who would have expected that the coalition currently has to do in crisis management is enough and everything else can be a better rest, must RUB the eye, how many more billion were distributed. Admittedly, the projects for many years, is spoken, and the finally decision were ripe. The coal exit, for example. Germany appears to be the courage, both from nuclear energy than from coal. The need for a high Indus trial must have coated the country, still more than enough energy, is still less of a financial Problem. Tax is to Finance the structural change in the affected areas. For this, it is 40 billion Euro, Corona, Corona.

Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 15:20

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