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Italy's Renzi Cuts Local Government In First Step Of Ambitious Agenda

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April 03, 2014 AT 11:02 AM
Italy passed legislation on Thursday to eliminated wasteful layers of government at the provincial level in the initial step of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's ambitious reform agenda. Renzi has said his bill would cut the number of elected politicians by 3,000 and save around 800 million euros annually, calling it "a way of restoring hope and trust among our citizens".