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By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

BRAZIL, RIO DE JANEIRO - Margarida Salomão (PT-MG) and Paulo Pimenta (PT-RS) have obtained the number of signatures required (257) to file an urgent request to vote on a Complementary Law Project (PLP), which may prevent Jair Bolsonaro's plans to cut 30 percent of university funding and federal institutes.

In Margarida Salomão's assessment, the speed with which the signatures were obtained demonstrates that the opposition has the strength to approve the bill and, thus, defeat Jair Bolsonaro's policy that, according to experts, represents a disassembly of the Brazilian public . . .

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