Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Territorial Reform Bogs Down Again

Although everyone agrees that there is much duplication, overlap, and waste in the administration of localities and regions in France, major vested interests are tied to useless entities so reform is difficult, as Sarkozy discovered. And now Hollande is discovering the same thing. Every PS senator opposed the reform proposed by Marylise Lebranchu, the minister for state reform, and her project has now been modified and divided into three separate bills in place of the original one.

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