Bolsonaro says emergency aid should be R$250 for four months starting in March

The president said that at the end of this time, he hopes to have a proposal for the new Bolsa Família (Family Grant) to be paid from July.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, February 25th, that the government should settle the value of the emergency aid at R$250, to be paid from March for a maximum period of four months.

"I met with Paulo Guedes [Economy] today. What is to be expected? From March, for four months, R$250 of emergency aid. This is what will be provided. We are still discussing this, mainly with the presidents of the Chamber [Arthur Lira (PP-AL)] and the Senate [Rodrigo Pacheco (DEM-MG)] because we must make sure that what we agree on will . . .

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