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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Polish Cutbacks

WARSAW () -- Poland's President Aleksander Kwasniewski has signed a bill that aims to cut the bloated central government bureaucracy and limit its control over the economy, his office said Monday.

The Government Reform Bill passed by parliament Aug. 8 gives more power to the prime minister. It also passes control of more than 1,300 state-owned companies to provincial governments.