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Austerity Package: Resistance from the Federal Provinces

Published: November 8, 2010; 14:29 · (Vindobona)

While cries for savings are getting louder in the provinces, declarations of both consensus and objections come from the provincial capital cities

Austerity Package: Resistance from the Federal Provinces / Picture: © Flickr

Criticism of the new budget does not subside. The federal budget for 2011 is not likely to solve the urgent problems.

Audit Court President Josef Moser said: "If this continues, we willsoon be paying more for interest than for meaningful investments such as infrastructure, education and environmental protection”. Moser also criticizes the provinces: "While the expenses of the…

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