Italy: Parliament gives final approval to austerity plan

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September 14, 2011
LaCrosse Tribune    
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"Italy's Parliament gave final approval to Premier Silvio Berlusconi's government's austerity measures, a combination of higher taxes, pension reform and slashed spending that sparked street protests in Rome. The Chamber of Deputies passed the package by a vote of 314-300. The Senate, Parliament's upper chamber, already approved the measures." (09/14/11)

 

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