Tsipras tries to entice voters with VAT cuts and pension bonuses

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Pensions, SYRIZA, Taxes, Tsipras
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]
Photo by Myrto Papadopoulos [www.myrtopapadopoulos.com]

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled on Tuesday at a press conference the package of fiscal expansionary measures that the government has been planning for the last few months, hoping that this will sway voters ahead of the May 26 European and local elections, as well as the national vote later this year.

Flanked by several of his ministers and speaking in front of a slogan reading “the time of the many has come” at the Zappeio Hall in Athens, Tsipras announced what he described as a package of “growth-friendly” measures that were the result of the “sacr...

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