March 25, 2020 / 3:20 PM / 6 days ago

German lawmakers vote to suspend debt brake to fight coronavirus

BERLIN, March 25 (Reuters) - German lawmakers on Wednesday voted in favour of suspending the constitutionally enshrined debt brake for the first time ever to finance an unprecedented aid package meant to help shield Europe’s largest economy from the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. (Reporting by Michael Nienaber Editing by Michelle Martin)

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