Increase in the Navigo pass: why we must support Valérie Pécresse

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GRANDSTAND. Jean-François Vigier, elected UDI, believes that the “Big Brother” State leaves no other choice to the Île-de-France region.

Jean-Francois Vigier*

Valérie Pécresse, president of the Île-de-France region, during the inauguration of the automation of metro line 4, September 12, 2022.
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Lhe difficult choice that Valérie Pécresse and her regional majority must currently make concerning the possibility of increasing the Navigo pass by 15 euros once again raises the question of decentralization and the means given to local authorities to exercise the powers that the State entrusts them.

The present case is particularly eloquent since a competence, transport, has been entrusted to the local level, but the local elected representatives do not have the right to act in complete freedom to arbitrate and decide the way they wish exercise this skill. While Valérie Pécresse proposed a comprehensive financing plan to deal with the energy crisis without increasing tariffs, she was prevented from doing so by the central state, which prohibited her from raising funds.

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