A number and its myth: Take care, billion! You were more beautiful than we only dreamed of you

This quickly passes your lips, and when you read it, no one stumbles anymore: the federal government is missing 60 billion euros, which it had actually already budgeted for.

A number and its myth: Take care, billion! You were more beautiful than we only dreamed of you

This quickly passes your lips, and when you read it, no one stumbles anymore: the federal government is missing 60 billion euros, which it had actually already budgeted for. And the finance minister sees a “need for action” of 17 billion euros for the 2024 budget. Deutsche Bahn had a debt of 28 billion euros in 2022. Anyone who is a little older cringe every time. Billion, just saying.

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