At some point the money has to be paid back

NNext year in March there will be presents again. Then consumers should receive gas, district heating and electricity mostly at government-capped prices – even retrospectively for January and February. The government buckled with its draft law under pressure from countries that had created a “winter gap”. The Gas Commission expressly understood the one-off payment in […]

Robert Habeck: Bailout announced for companies

Economics Minister Robert Habeck “Until we get the prices down, we’ll give the companies whatever help we can.” (Foto: IMAGO/Political-Moments) Berlin Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck (Greens) has promised German companies comprehensive help in the energy crisis. “We will put up a broad rescue package,” he said on Thursday in the Bundestag. In concrete terms, […]

Cum-Ex scandal: the public prosecutor’s office refrains from investigating Olaf Scholz

Hamburg Cum-Ex-Skandal Public prosecutor’s office refrains from investigating Olaf Scholz Stand: 16.03.2022| Reading time: 4 minutes He had reported Olaf Scholz: Lawyer and defense attorney Gerhard Strate – here in the study of his Hamburg law firm. Source: Bertold Fabricius You can listen to our WELT podcasts here In order to display embedded content, your […]

Lauterbach will receive an additional 7.7 billion euros

Karl Lauterbach (SPD) The Federal Minister of Health will receive billions more to fight the pandemic. (Foto: IMAGO/Political-Moments) Berlin Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) will receive an additional 7.7 billion euros for fighting the pandemic in the current year. This emerges from a letter from the Secretary of State for Finance, Florian Toncar (FDP), for the […]

So more debts are possible

Berlin The requirement sounds clear: “We will guarantee the necessary future investments within the framework of the constitutional debt brake, especially in climate protection, digitization, education and research as well as the infrastructure”, the SPD, FDP and the Greens have stated in their exploratory paper. So the traffic light coalition promises to raise enough money […]

Who should become finance minister ?: Lindner is more popular than Habeck

Tuesday, November 02, 2021 Who should become finance minister? Lindner is more popular than Habeck On the sidelines of the current exploratory talks between the SPD, the Greens and the FDP, there is also a discussion about who should become Federal Finance Minister: Greens boss Habeck or FDP boss Lindner. In the trend barometer, Lindner […]

Olaf Scholz wants to participate in airports

Berlin Federal Finance Minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) only wants to help distressed airports if he receives shares in the airports in return: As the Handelsblatt learned from government circles, the Vice Chancellor is relying on state participation if the federal government should jump to the airports that are in dire straits due to the corona […]