Amidst Cuts, Budget for 2020 Allocates R$4.7 Billion in Military Benefits
The amount - more than enough to replenish the funds for road works and CAPES graduate school scholarships, - is designed to compensate for the effect on Armed Forces personnel introduced by the Social Welfare reform.
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