United States: Congress still narrowly avoids a budgetary paralysis of the federal state

The threat of “shutdown” is temporarily postponed. The American Congress adopted a text on Thursday despite opposition from Trumpist elected officials, but this respite will, once again, only be short-lived.…

Across Europe, the great return of budgetary restrictions

In front of the headquarters of the European Commission, July 14, 2021. YVES HERMAN / REUTERS In France, the government has just announced 10 billion euros in savings to be…

The government’s budgetary method provokes opposition

By Julie Ruiz Published 4 hours ago, Update 4 hours ago Senator Jean-François Husson. BERTRAND GUAY/AFP STORY – Some – even the majority – think that the review announced by…

Belgium caught in the grip of European budgetary rules

The situation is paradoxical: it was under the aegis of the Belgian Minister of Finance, Vincent Van Peteghem, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the European Union, that the…

The institute responsible for the prevention of professional risks in budgetary difficulty

The machine emits long, plaintive whistling sounds, similar to the breathing of an asthmatic. “It’s the sound of budgetary suffering”, says François Ruffin. On this Monday, February 12, the deputy…

European Union: what the agreement on a reform of budgetary rules will change

The text had been discussed for more than two years. The European Parliament and the member states of the European Union (EU) reached an agreement overnight from Friday to Saturday…

EU reaches agreement on reform of its budgetary rules

By Le Figaro with AFP Published 2 hours ago, Update 23 minutes ago The text modernizes the Stability Pact, created at the end of the 1990s, which limits the public…

In the United Kingdom, Labor favors budgetary orthodoxy to the detriment of ecological ambition

Keir Starmer, leader of the British Labor Party, in the House of Commons, London, February 7, 2024. UK PARLIAMENT/MARIA UNGER / VIA REUTERS The announcement was feared but it still…

Berlin overcomes budgetary obstacle for 2024

By Pierre Avril Published 2 hours ago, Update 1 hour ago Olaf Scholz during a session of the German Bundestag, January 31, 2024. IMAGO/Christian Spicker/IMAGO/Christian Spicker via Reut The Bundestag…

In Sweden, the end of the free “fika” coffee break, a symptom of the budgetary crisis

Workers of the Swedish Handball Federation (SHF) gather for a traditional ‘fika’ coffee break in Stockholm, May 27, 2015. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP Everywhere in Sweden, in the office as…

For the city of Paris, a budgetary equation fraught with uncertainties

The mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, in Paris, December 6, 2023. STEPHANIE LECOCQ / REUTERS Si, Monday December 11, 2023, the Paris council voted, without suspense, its 2024 budget for…

Cuba announces major budgetary restriction plan

A man sells cookies in Havana, December 20, 2023. YAMIL LAGE / AFP “The island is experiencing a war economy scenario. » This is how the Cuban Prime Minister, Manuel…

The Twenty-Seven agree on a relaxation of EU budgetary rules

“Transitional flexibility”. The Twenty-Seven agreed on Wednesday on a relaxation of European budgetary rules, which should guarantee the recovery of public finances without compromising investments. EU Finance Ministers have approved…

How Germany made France bend on strict budgetary rules for the euro zone

Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy and Finance, received his German counterpart, Christian Lindner, in Bercy on December 19. Ministry of Economy/Video Capture STORY – The Twenty-Seven agree on…

agreement of the Twenty-Seven to relax budgetary rules

By Le Figaro with AFP Published 1 hour ago, Update 18 minutes ago EU finance ministers approved “a new economic governance framework that guarantees stability and growth», rejoiced the Spanish…