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Severity and urgency of the situation called for a quick response from the Legislative Branch, says Pacheco, when promulgating ‘PEC of Goodness’

Published by Valor Econômico in 14/07/2022

Pacheco cited research conducted by the Institute for Mobility and Social Development that revealed that more than 11 million Brazilians went into poverty last year, bringing to 47.3 million (22.3% of the population) the number of Brazilians who were in poverty or extreme poverty areas by the end of 2021 – the highest percentage in ten years. 

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