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Kretschmer dissatisfied with the federal emergency brake


Saxony's Prime Minister Kretschmer is struggling with the federal emergency brake in the fight against Corona. It was not possible to convince the population of the necessity of the measure.

Communicated too badly? Saxony's Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer questions the federal emergency brake. This caused "a lot of excitement. It was not possible to convince the population of the necessity of these measures," said the CDU politician to the newspapers of the Funke media.

Are regional measures better?

It is true that it is legitimate for the federal legislature to act. "But we have to see that we are in a spiral that is dividing politics and the population. That is not good," emphasized Kretschmer. "We should learn from this that regional decisions are better than federal intervention."

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The nationwide binding rules for stricter corona measures came into force on April 23. In counties and urban districts that have exceeded a seven-day incidence of 100 for three days, night exit restrictions have been in effect since then.

Emergency brake against the patchwork quilt

With the uniform regulations, politicians wanted to prevent a patchwork quilt in the federal states. So far, they are limited until June 30th.

Union parliamentary group leader Ralph Brinkhaus reiterated his demand that a fundamental reform of federalism should be tackled as a lesson from the pandemic.

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Brinkhaus: Daycare centers are a matter of the country

"Because for me it is about fundamentally reviewing all structures, and by no means about the federal government taking over everything. So I think little of the federal government interfering with the daycare centers," said the CDU politician of the "Rheinische Post" .

Brinkhaus pleaded for such a reform to include all federal levels. "In order to pull it all apart and rearrange it, we need a kind of convention in which all levels from the federal government to the federal states to the municipalities sit down at a table and review responsibilities. Of course, that doesn't happen overnight, it is a large-scale project. "

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