Reforms could cut spending, increase taxes in Greece

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Greek lawmakers are debating into the early morning hours over Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ plan to secure new bailout money. The reforms are actually harsher than the creditors’ demands rejected a few days ago. If it’s a challenge getting Parliament on board, imagine trying to gain the support of the people who voted against austerity measures. CCTV’s Kate Parkinson filed this report from Athens.
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Reforms could cut spending, increase taxes in Greece

Greek lawmakers are debating into the early morning hours over Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' plan to secure new bailout money. The reforms are actually harsher than the creditors' demands rejected a few days ago. If it's a challenge getting Parliament on board, imagine trying to gain the support of the people who voted against austerity measures.CCTV's Kate Parkinson filed this report from Athens.


Greece’s latest proposal leads to renewed optimism
Greece’s latest proposal for a rescue package have led to a renewed sense of optimism having at least made it past Greece’s parliament, the IMF, European Central Bank and European Commission. The next stop will be a meeting of the Eurozone finance ministers on Saturday. CCTV’s Jack Barton filed this report from Brussels, Belgium.

Greece's latest proposal leads to renewed optimism

Greece's latest proposal for a rescue package have led to a renewed sense of optimism having at least made it past Greece's parliament, the IMF, European Central Bank and European Commission. The next stop will be a meeting of the Eurozone finance ministers on Saturday. CCTV's Jack Barton filed this report from Brussels, Belgium.