The spending-cut agenda and other weekly topics

BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 17 Jun 2024 by Murillo de Aragão and Cristiano Noronha

The debate between the government and Congress over compensatory measures for payroll tax relief continues. The President of the Senate meets with governors to discuss state debt, and a proposal may be presented to President Lula this week. The Tax Reform Working Group in the House begins discussing the final report to be presented in July. In the economy, the focus is on the Copom meeting regarding interest rates.

This week's Talking Points:

 * The spending-cut agenda.

* The government is weakened by the conservative agenda.

 * Government in permanent conflict.

* Minister of Agriculture under scrutiny.

 * Agribusiness will influence the upcoming Lower House President election.

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