Budget committee: Blümel announces aid package for municipalities

Opposition demands a precise breakdown of the expected loss of revenue Vienna (PK) – With a violent exchange of blows between the opposition parties and Finance Minister Gernot Blümel, today’s discussions on the federal budget 2020 in the Budget Committee ended. In particular, SPÖ MP Kai Jan Krainer was angry that the department did not […]

The report from the exhibition hall: The federal parliament is spreading – Switzerland

Ruth Humbel has been a member of the National Council for over 16 years, she is its longest-serving member, but the Aargau CVP politician has never seen anything like it. That it is not clear for days how Parliament can be made operational again. That he is faced with so much power by an executive. […]

National Council: SPÖ insists on the expansion of protection against discrimination

Plenary session ends with first reading Vienna (PK) – The demand for an expansion of protection against discrimination outside the working world has been on the political agenda for a long time. A corresponding directive has also been discussed at EU level for years, with no result so far. Now the SPÖ is making a […]