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Monago Says Spain May Need New Constitution, El Mundo Reports

April 15, 2012

Jose Antonio Monago, regional president of Extremadura and member of the governing People’s Party, said Spain may need to rewrite its 1978 constitution to stop regional governments hemorrhaging cash, El Mundo reported.

“There have been tremendous errors, such as expanding to infinity their functions and spending has been uncontrolled and irrational,” Monago told the newspaper in an interview published today. “The constitution shouldn’t be untouchable. We shouldn’t be afraid.”

To contact the reporter on this story: Ben Sills in Madrid at bsills@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net


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