State parliament passes record budget of 120 billion euros
Created: 12/21/2022 11:44 am
A switched-on ceiling light can be seen in the plenary hall during a plenary session in the state parliament of Baden-Württemberg.
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The state parliament has passed a record budget for 2023 and 2024.
The total volume is more than 123 billion euros.
The budget was created in uncertain times, but sets the course for the next few years, said Finance Minister Danyal Bayaz (Greens) on Wednesday at the last plenary session of Parliament this year.
Stuttgart - The budget makes the country fit for the future, every third euro flows into education and research, said Bayaz.
The budget includes, among other things, a reserve for budgetary risks of 1.3 billion euros.