Senate Decides on Five Session Deadline for Vote on Welfare Reform

The five-session deadline began to be counted from yesterday, September 10th. The special secretary of Labor and Social Welfare of the Ministry of Economy, Rogério Marinho stated that the government projects savings of R$876 billion (US$219 billion) in ten years.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The five-session deadline, set by the Senate's bylaws for voting on the Social Welfare reform, began to be counted from yesterday, September 10th. On Tuesday, the chamber floor held an information session to discuss the matter, chaired by Tasso Jereissati, rapporteur for the . . .

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