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
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).