Prodi: "you cannot kill the country just to pay the debt"

14 de abril de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Prodi: "you cannot kill the country just to pay the debt"</h1><p>April 14 (EIRNS) - In a rare Promethean impulse, covered by Italian Raiuno television yesterday, Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi announced that an expected tax revenue surplus will not be used to pay debt, but will instead be redistributed among families and firms. Two-thirds of the surplus, estimated at a several billion dollars equivalent, will go to poorer families, mostly in the form of rent subsidies; one third will go to corporations.</p></div></body>