(ANSA) - Rome, March 4 - A new electoral law will be "a true
revolution" for Italy, Premier Matteo Renzi said Tuesday.
He said election change to replace the law that gave an
inconclusive result a year ago was "irreversible".
"We will do it," he said despite moans from Silvio
Berlusconi's Forza Italia party against reported moves to tie
the law to Senate reform, which would take much longer.
The reform bill, fruit of a controversial deal between Renzi
and Berlusconi, hits the floor of the House Tuesday and is
expected to go to the Senate by the end of the week.
If it is not tied to the Constitutional changes needed to
strip the Senate of its lawmaking powers, the bill could be
approved by the end of the month.
A Constitutional reform turning the Senate into a regional
chamber similar to Germany's upper house would take more than a