Senate President Summons Session That Could Grant Congress Control Over R$42 Billion

Next Tuesday, March 3rd, Congress will vote on the presidential vetoes; among them, the Appropriations Budget Bill on the Budget Guidelines Law.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Senate President Davi Alcolumbre has called a Congressional joint session for next Tuesday, March 3rd, at 2 PM, to vote on presidential vetoes. Among them, number 52, President Jair Bolsonaro's partial veto of the bill that includes the so-called Appropriations Budget in the Budget Guidelines Act (LDO).

As O Estado de S. Paulo reported earlier this month, party leaders were willing to overturn Bolsonaro's vetoes on the bill which requires the government to pay for all legislative amendments to the appropriations budget this year.

According to the text approved late last year, Congress . . .

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