Tag: government policy

Kaiser supports red and black in federal government

Kaiser supports red and black in federal government

Governor of Carinthia Peter Kaiser (SPÖ) is once again pushing for the formation of a federal coalition with the ÖVP. This old “grand coalition” “will be good for Austria,” he told T1. Burgenland Governor Hans Peter Doskozil (SPÖ) has nothing to gain. On the other hand, Governor of Styria Christopher Drexler (ÖVP) “clearly” prefers the […]

Abwerzger demands apology from Chancellor: “A line was crossed”

Abwerzger demands apology from Chancellor: “A line was crossed”

Chancellor Karl Nehammer’s fierce attacks on FPÖ leader Herbert Kickl in recent days – keyword “far-right” – are now prompting a harsh reaction from the Freedom Party camp. Tyrol’s FPÖ leader Markus Abwerzger said in an APA interview that “Nehammer needs to apologize to Kickl” because “the red line has clearly been crossed.” ÖVP General […]

Abwerzger demands apology from Chancellor: “A line was crossed”

Abwerzger demands apology from Chancellor: “A line was crossed”

Chancellor Karl Nehammer’s fierce attacks on FPÖ leader Herbert Kickl in recent days – keyword “far-right” – are now prompting a harsh reaction from the Freedom Party camp. Tyrol’s FPÖ leader Markus Abwerzger said in an APA interview that “Nehammer needs to apologize to Kickl” because “the red line has clearly been crossed.” ÖVP General […]

Nehammer’s “Austria plan” should not blow the budget

Nehammer’s “Austria plan” should not blow the budget

Besides criticism of the content of Chancellor Karl Nehammer’s (ÖVP) Austrian plan, economic researchers such as the head of the Fiscal Council, Christoph Badelt, also overlook the counter-financing measures. The ÖVP opposed this on Tuesday. The planned reduction in the financing rate at EU level alone will save 3.5 billion euros per year. Magnus Brunner […]

Nehammer “for his part” rules out holding new elections in the spring.

Nehammer “for his part” rules out holding new elections in the spring.

At the ORF “Press Hour” on Sunday, Chancellor Karl Nehammer (ÖVP) again rejected the idea of ​​bringing forward the National Council elections in the autumn. “I rule out new elections in the spring.” However, he will form the government not alone, but together with the Greens. Austria wants to finance its plan by reducing subsidies, […]

Argentina’s president scales back key reform plans

Argentina’s president scales back key reform plans

Argentina’s new President Javier Milei, who took office with promises of radical reform, is making further cuts in his plans in the face of increasing resistance. His government weakened the so-called omnibus bill on Friday (local time) by removing pension and tax reform from the massive project. This is intended to form the basis of […]

Tyrol state parliament holds special session on Tiwag

Tyrol state parliament holds special session on Tiwag

The Tyrol state parliament will meet for an extraordinary session on Tuesday. The opposition FPÖ, List Fritz and the Greens in the special state parliament want to shed light on the pricing and corporate policies of state-owned energy supplier Tiwag. In addition, the termination or cancellation of old contracts of 100,000 Tiwag customers and an […]

Thousands of Poles demonstrate against new Tusk government

Thousands of Poles demonstrate against new Tusk government

Thousands of people demonstrated in Poland against Donald Tusk’s centre-left government. Mainly elderly supporters of the national conservative opposition party PiS gathered outside the parliament building in Warsaw on Thursday. They carried Polish flags and posters reading “This is Poland, not Tuskoland” and “Minister of Culture – Minister of Censorship”. PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski told […]

Thousands of Poles demonstrate against new Tusk government

Thousands of Poles demonstrate against new Tusk government

Thousands of people demonstrated in Poland against Donald Tusk’s centre-left government. Mainly elderly supporters of the national conservative opposition party PiS gathered outside the parliament building in Warsaw on Thursday. They carried Polish flags and posters reading “This is Poland, not Tuskoland” and “Minister of Culture – Minister of Censorship”. PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski told […]

Dornauer defended Sobotka

Dornauer defended Sobotka

Tirol’s SPÖ boss and state deputy governor, Georg Dornauer, once again disagrees with the SPÖ federal party headed by Andreas Babler. Dornauer told the “Tiroler Tageszeitung” (Monday issue) that he was not one of those who called for the resignation of National Council President Wolfgang Sobotka (ÖVP), who came under fire for, among other things, […]