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A deep look into Brazil’s state legislatures

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Rio Grande do Sul’s state house. Photo: ALRS
brazil state legislatures
Rio Grande do Sul’s state house. Photo: ALRS

If you are from Brasília, then you probably remember a so-called ‘big’ decision recently made by your local House of Representatives. During that sitting, lawmakers approved law number 5874/2017, thus creating the “Day of the Goiano” (a goiano is someone from the neighboring state of Goiás). After first being proposed in...

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