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Monti’s Budget Plan Survives Confidence Vote in Italy Parliament

December 16, 2011

Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti’s government won a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament on a 30 billion-euro package of austerity and growth measures.

A final vote will be held this evening before the package passes to the Senate, which is set to vote on the plan on Dec. 23.

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