Government focusses on cost of living with economy bill, push for lower ferry prices

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Cost of living, New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government is continuing its legislative spurt before the summer break in August with the unveiling of its second bill, which covers the economic pledges it made during the election campaign and which attempts to address continuing concerns about the cost-of-living crisis in Greece.

The draft law was put to public consultation on Tuesday. It foresees the extension of the Market Pass grocery bill subsidy for three extra months (Aug-Oct), the introduction of a Youth Pass, granting anyone who turns 18 this year 150 euros, an increase ...

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