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President Bolsonaro is negotiating a PEC with Congress to reduce the price of fuel and electricity, today is the deadline for him to sanction the 2022 Federal Budget, and a new poll on the presidential race will be published next week
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 21 Jan 2022
President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed that he is negotiating a Constitutional Amendment Proposal (PEC) with Congress to reduce the price of fuel and electricity. The matter has support in the House, the Senate and the Executive Office. The proposal should be presented to Congress in February. In rel...

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Minister Rosa Weber meets with federal public servant leaders to discuss salary raises, the PSB and PT consider a possible alliance, and a new poll on the presidential succession is expected today
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 20 Jan 2022
The public servant leaders will ask for a clarification on the government’s deadline to grant the raise to other groups before being prevented by electoral legislation. They should also ask that, if a raise is granted, it be given to all groups. Bolsonaro has said that it will not be possible to ...

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The public servants’ mobilization in favor of a salary raise had low participation, the Minister of the Economy discusses Rio de Janeiro’s Fiscal Recovery Plan, and the left moves against the Lula-Alckmin alliance
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 19 Jan 2022
The government leader in the House called the event "weak". The workers of the Federal Revenue Service did not join the movement, which was a surprise. Representatives of civil servants will meet with the Minister of the Supreme Federal Court (STF), Rosa Weber, on Thursday, to clarify the legalit...

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Pressure on the Federal Government increases, public servants mobilize in favor of salary raises, and congressional leaders discuss a solution to the fuel price issue
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 18 Jan 2022
The demands on the government are numerous: increasing the number of families benefiting from Auxílio Brasil, correcting the income tax table, approving a new Refis, salary increases for the civil service, and the issue of fuel prices. When the National Congress resumes activity, these pressures ...

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The electorate's demands and other weekly topics
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 18 Jan 2022
On Tuesday, January 18, public servants will mobilize in favor of salary raises. On the same day, the government will start issuing Auxílio Brasil payments, of R$ 400. A new poll on the presidential succession will be published on Thursday, and President Bolsonaro has until Friday to sanction the...

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President Bolsonaro decides that the Office of the Chief of Staff must approve of the management of the public budget, the issue of the public servants’ salary raise continues to cause problems for the government, and another poll will be released today
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 14 Jan 2022
Bolsonaro’s decision undoubtedly strengthens the power of the PP party in relation to the budget issue and reduces the centrality of the decision of the Ministry of the Economy. However, the decision makes sense; the Chief of Staff is part of the Budget Board, which deals with issues related to t...

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State finance secretaries meet to discuss whether the freeze on the ICMS tax on fuels should be extended, Paulo Guedes remains against granting salary raises to public servants, and a new poll on the election is expected today
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 13 Jan 2022
The meeting of the National Committee of Secretaries of Finance (Comsefaz) is scheduled for 3 p.m. The freeze was instituted in October last year amid a scenario of successive increases in fuel prices and is valid until January 31. The Minister of the Economy, Paulo Guedes, should meet with the p...

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The Banco Genial/Quaest poll should be published today, those who intend to run for elective office must step down from their positions by April 2, and after meeting with Roberto Campos Neto, Sinal threatens to strike for an indefinite period of time
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 12 Jan 2022
The Banco Genial/Quaest poll interviewed 2,000 voters between January 6-9, and two other polls should be published this week, one on Thursday and another on Friday. The likelihood is for them to continue to reflect the polarization between Jair Bolsonaro and Lula. According to President Bolsonaro...

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The issue involving public servants’ salary raises is affecting the government’s ratings, Geraldo Alckmin was invited to join Soledariedade, and Sergio Moro attacks Bolsonaro
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 11 Jan 2022
Bolsonaro said this weekend that the salary raises he promised for the police was not a guarantee. The statement took federal law enforcement officials by surprise. The Minister of the Economy, Paulo Guedes, returned from vacation, and his mission is to resolve this issue. If Bolsonaro backs down...

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A difficult start to the year and other weekly topics
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 10 Jan 2022
Central Bank employees meet with the president of the bank, Roberto Campos Neto, to discuss salary raises. The results of three polls on the presidential election are expected to be published. On Tuesday, the IBGE announces the 2021 accumulated inflation index (IPCA). This week's Talking Point...

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Three polls will be published this week, the public servants issue remains, and the government may make a decision on the debt refinancing program for micro and small businesses and individual micro-entrepreneurs (MEI)
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 10 Jan 2022
On Wednesday, the Banco Genial/Quaest Pesquisas poll results should be released. On Thursday, the Exame Magazine/Instituto Ideia poll results and on Friday, the XP/Ipespe poll results should also be released. The polls are expected to show that the polarization between former President Lula (PT) ...

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The House approved the bill to create a new debt installment program for micro and small companies, Congress meets today to analyze presidential vetoes, and Congress will vote on the 2022 Federal Budget next week
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 17 Dec 2021
The House approved the bill that creates a new debt installment program for micro and small companies participating in the Simples Nacional, including individual micro-entrepreneurs (MEI) and companies in judicial recovery. An agreement was not reached for the approval of the Refis, which will ha...

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The Precatórios PEC has been concluded in Congress, André Fufuca made changes to the Refis bill, and the vote on the Federal Budget has been postponed until next week
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 16 Dec 2021
The House finalized the vote on the PEC, which will be promulgated today, at 2 p.m. There was only one change in relation to the text that was approved in the Senate. The vote on the Refis bill is scheduled for today. The rapporteur, André Fufuca, made changes to the text to reduce the resistance...

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The first round of voting on the Precatórios PEC was approved in the House, Sen. Antonio Anastasia’s appointment to the TCU was approved, and the Senate may vote on the edits to the bill providing for tax exemptions when purchasing vehicles
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 15 Dec 2021
Two edits submitted by the PT to the Precatórios PEC were rejected. Three more edits need to be analyzed – one from the PT and PSOL, one from the Novo and another from the DEM. The goal is to conclude the first and second rounds of voting today. The parts of the text that are changed will return ...

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The House is scheduled to vote on the Precatórios PEC today, the Senate discusses the appointment to the TCU and the Centrão is positioned to overturn the presidential veto on the electoral fund
BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 14 Dec 2021
The House wants to approve the part of the Precatórios PEC that came from the Senate and promulgate what has already been analyzed by the senators. Only what is modified in the House would return to the Senate for further analysis. Three names are in the running for the Senate’s appointee to the ...