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Italy gets new tranche of EU funds as dust settles from vote

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

ROME - The European Commission signed off Tuesday on the next 21-billion-euro tranche of Italy's pandemic recovery funds, a welcome infusion that comes amid questions about whether Giorgia Meloni and her euroskeptic party, which won the national election, will be able to keep the funding coming.
The outgoing government of Premier Mario Draghi, a former European Central Bank chief, secured the funds after having achieved 45 milestones required by Brussels to receive the money. They included enacting reforms of public administration, education and health care, and investments in technology...
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