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Renzi reform slims Senate, reduces posts

11.08.14 @ 09:26

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Italian PM Matteo Renzi's constitutional reforms passed the Senate on Friday by 183 votes, with 4 abstentions and no votes against. The 5-Star Movement, leftwing SEL and Northern League MPs walked out before the vote. The Senate will deal with constitutional matters and be cut from 315 to 100 senators.