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Brazil one step closer to overhauling public service

Today: progress on the government’s administrative reform bill. What happened — and will happen — in the Covid hearings. And corruption allegations against a Supreme Court justice.

Administrative reform back to the forefront

"The administrative reform is against you," say federal servants during an April 2021 protest. Photo: Futura Press/Folhapress
“The administrative reform is against you,” say federal servants during an April 2021 protest. Photo: Futura Press/Folhapress

Congressman Darci de Matos submitted his final report on the government’s administrative reform bill to the House’s Constitution and Justice Committee. He recommended two tweaks: scrapping the possibility of the president altering the structure of government without congressional approval, and removing a provision prohibiting civil servants from holding  multiple paying jobs. 

Be smart. In September 2020, we dissected the proposal in detail (you can read it here).

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