Brazil's lower house approves constitutional amendment to cap public spending

By Ken Hanly, 13 October 2016
Brazilian president Michel Temer's government is set to pass a constitutional change that will ensure that neoliberal policies will endure until 2037. The bill will limit spending on health, education social welfare, and public services for two decades. PEC 241 as the bill is called, has been approved by the lower house by a vote of 23 to 7 in favor. It now goes to the Senate. A sixty perc[...] Read more here: Digital Journal


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