Deputies Propose to “Self-Sacrifice” During the Crisis

Reductions in the parliamentary quota and salaries and the allocation of party and electoral funds to tackle the pandemic are among the measures proposed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Faced with the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its public health, social, political and economic impacts, there has been an increase in the demand from society for sacrifices by the political world.

In addition to investments in structure and equipment in the medical area, aid packages for the population and incentives for companies, there is a demand for members of the three Powers to make a contribution from their own pockets to tackle the disease.

A survey conducted by InfoMoney, based on the Chamber of Deputies system, found at least 22 proposals from legislators . . .

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