Bremen (dpa) - The SPD chairwoman Saskia Esken urges extensive investments in housing, education and infrastructure. She wanted to negotiate such a future program in the grand coalition with the CDU and CSU, and that should not be decided according to the cash situation, Esken said. It again rejected demands to use the current federal record surplus for tax cuts. On the contrary, debts for future investments should also be made if necessary. "The black zero has to go," she said.
Parties: SPD leader Esken: "The black zero must go"
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