EU slams governments for not enacting growth laws


BRUSSELS — The 27 member countries of the European Union have been slammed for not implementing laws designed to boost growth on the crisis-hit continent. The criticism, from the president of the European Union’s executive Commission, comes as the EU finds itself increasingly under pressure to do more to get its economy growing again as many of its members slash government spending, pushing some states into recession. International bodies like the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development have long pointed out that the EU’s internal market — which in theory should allow people and businesses to move as freely in Europe as they can in the U.S. — often falls short…

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