How to get legislation passed in Brazil’s Congress
Hello, this is The Brazilian Report‘s Weekly Report. In this issue, plenty on pension reform, old-style politics in Congress today, bursting dams, and more…
The week in review
Pensions. The House passed—on the first of two roll call votes—the pension reform bill on Wednesday (more below). The House, however, faced enormous pressure from organized groups, such as various unions representing teachers, public servants, and law enforcement agents.