Michael singer runs for mayor in pretzfeld

Michael singer runs for mayor in pretzfeld

The pretzfeld SPD and ecologists are unanimously behind him: 46-year-old michael singer will be their candidate for mayor in the 2020 municipal election. "This is a piece of home here. I spent a lot of time with my grandparents in poxdorf when I was a child, and I know and love the region", says michael singer. Three years ago, he moved to pretzfeld with his wife and two children. He tells of his grandfather’s tree nursery, and that he enjoyed helping there as a child. "I just didn’t like chopping potatoes. Now I have my own fruit trees and a little forest here in pretzfeld, he reports. The mayoral candidate is a managing director of an IT company and works a lot from home. "We live right next door to the town hall and I get to see a lot of things there, says singer. He says he faces new challenges in his job every day: "I have to be able to approach customers, I have personnel responsibility and I have to deliver good results. I was able to use this experience as mayor as well." In his job, economic thinking is also important, and that money has to be earned before you can spend it.

On the parents’ council

Immediately after moving in, he became involved in the kindergarten’s parents’ council. He is a member of the beekeepers’ association, the french-swiss association, and the federation for nature conservation. "We enjoy it in the summer when we sit in the garden and the singing club rehearses in the clubhouse.", reveals michael singer, who likes to approach his neighbors and tries to be open to the issues of the market community. "I plan to grow old here and would like to take the opportunity to help shape my own environment, to help make sure that the people here enjoy living here", he confesses.

Traffic connections

Singer knows the different lifestyles of the people of pretzfeld: for example, commuters need good transport connections. Seniors or people who work at home need good local services. "There are already concepts. I’ve been to all the isek events and citizen workshops, and I’ve become really familiar with the community’s issues," he says, says michael singer. Many ideas still need to be further elaborated. He also hopes for input from the local communities, because for him, as a newcomer, there is only the entire market community.

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Federal government was informed in advance about purchase of tax cd

federal government was informed in advance about purchase of tax cd

"We have heard about it," admitted the spokesman for the federal ministry of finance, martin kotthaus, in berlin on monday. But the actual negotiations were essentially conducted by the state of north rhine-westphalia.

The spokesman for finance minister wolfgang schauble (CDU) did not want to make a final decision on whether the federal government will once again contribute to the costs of the purchase. In previous cases, the federal government had contributed half of the total. The rest was shared by the countries.

Lower saxony does not want to pay this time. The action of the red-green dusseldorf state government was "motivated by party tactics" in order to finally bring down the tax treaty with switzerland that has not yet been passed by the bundesrat, said finance minister hartmut mollring (CDU) in hanover. But if it turns out that the data collection also includes taxpayers from lower saxony, they will be investigated. We are obliged to do this, explained mollring.

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Expert sees black for schlecker

Expert sees black for schlecker

In the study, which is available to the dpa news agency, the auditing company pricewaterhousecoopers (pwc) also considers continued operation on its own to be difficult in view of many unprofitable stores. Contradiction came from the preliminary insolvency administrator arndt geiwitz, who continues to believe in a future for schlecker.

"The search for investors is going absolutely according to plan. First further offers have already been received," said his spokesman on monday. "We also consider the reorganization and continuation to be demanding but feasible," he added.

Lower saxony’s economics minister jorg bode (FDP) called on monday for all previous considerations regarding the future of the insolvent drugstore chain schlecker to be revisited in light of the experts’ findings. According to earlier reports, schlecker currently still has around 25,000 employees in germany. 11,000 of them will lose their jobs in the next few days because of the insolvency. On saturday, schlecker had closed 2200 stores; the company now wants to save itself with a store network that has shrunk by 40 percent.

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Frog was to quack

Frog was to quack

"Into the froggy romp this was also the motto of the carnival evening of the society "treff halba hoih" gorau. Once again, a good-humored carnival society plunged into the colorful happenings at the fire department community center.
Musically, udo muller had already raised the mood barometer, when the first rounds were swayed and danced immediately. The team with irene holhut at the head had come from the carnival stronghold in weismain to jurahohen with a ladies’ squad. Money was also a topic before they turned to gorau itself, where everything was already in place, only, they noted, a retirement home was still missing. Also another "star guest there was this time to record, because magician markus had come over to gorau. He baffled with his tricks the small and coarse festival visitors. Many spectators would have liked to know how it can be when the most diverse objects disappear before their eyes and then suddenly reappear in an empty sack.
In the style of the roy black title, the carnivalists then continued: "don’t cry because you’re getting old and some things are blurred, put your teeth in and put your glasses on, because tonight we’re going to have a ball, because this evening never goes by so quickly, we’ll all stay true to ourselves". The performance of the society was concluded with the statement: "the gorich carnival is a hit, because everyone participates in it."
And the program continued seamlessly when even brother barnabas came to the fire department community center and knew how to report many interesting incidents from the village life. In all this, the dressed-up gorau frogs" were also allowed to play not missing, which "hopped" in a shining grun into the carnival happening.
Although in the meantime the "15. Frog romp" the carnival of the "treff halba hoih" society proved to be a success as a social high point on the jurassic heights.

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Regiomed becomes operator of rehabilitation clinic in masserberg

Regiomed becomes operator of rehabilitation clinic in masserberg

A solution for the insolvent masserberg rehabilitation clinic is in sight: regiomed-kliniken gmbh, an association of municipal hospitals in thuringia and bavaria, is available as the future operator. This was decided on wednesday by the shareholders’ meeting of the company. The district and city councils of the regiomed shareholders still have to decide on this participation.

A joint press release from the thuringian ministry of finance and the thuringian ministry of the interior states: "a prerequisite for regiomed’s entry is the takeover and renovation of the rehabilitation clinic and the attached bathhouse by the municipality of masserberg. The municipal council of masserberg will discuss this on thursday, 19. April, decide. The ministry of the interior has created the legal preconditions for this model. The ministry of economics had already promised a demand for the baths’ renovation last year."

"All those involved pulled together and ultimately made a good solution possible", thuringia’s minister of the interior georg maier is quoted in the press release. He is confident that the community will now also see the light for the takeover and lease to regiomed could give. The state administrative office in weimar is also involved as a municipal supervisor.

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Merkel up in arms over condescension of irish bankers

Merkel up in arms over condescension of irish bankers

She had "nothing but contempt" for it, she said in brussel, and went on to make a sweeping attack on the entire industry: "I can only say that the tone seems to be the same throughout the banks."

The respected newspaper "irish independent" had been leaked audio documents, which it published earlier this week. It shows that at the height of the financial crisis in 2008, the top management of anglo irish bank lied to the government in dublin about the true extent of the crisis at the bank. Even more devastating was the tone of the bankers.

In one sequence, bank manager john bowe sings the first verse of the deutschlandlied in bad german: "deutschland, deutschland uber alles"…" – a mockery of german investors’ money at the bank. David drumm, then head of the bank and who had since moved to the u.S., burst out laughing. The scorn undoubtedly came despite full awareness that the bank had just gambled away billions of investors and taxpayers in the irish real estate bubble.

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