Brazil’s Police Brace for More Protests of Spending Cap Bill

In addition to protests, opposition senators also vow to use all regimental rules in their favor to obstruct and delay voting.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - A tense day is expected on Tuesday 13th December in Brazil, with protests being planned around the country while Senators conclude their vote on a bill which would limit increases in public spending to inflation for the next twenty years. Opposition senators also vow to use all regimental rules in their favor to obstruct and delay voting.

In addition, these opposition senators announced they had already asked the Supreme Court to suspend the vote of the bill, claiming the bill was unconstitutional and would especially hurt the poorer sectors of . . .

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