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Women’s Day, tax reform and more March 8

Women’s Day, tax reform and more March 8

The announcement of measures aimed at the safety, employability and social assistance of women by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the celebration of International Women’s Day and the meeting of Minister Paulo Teixeira, of Agrarian Development and Family Agriculture with the Movement of Unemployed Rural Workers Terra (MST) are among the highlights of this Wednesday (8).

Lula announces package of measures on International Women’s Day

President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) will announce this Wednesday (8), International Women’s Day, measures covering the labor market, social assistance and actions for the safety of victims of violence. The ceremony will take place from 11 am, at the Planalto Palace, in Brasília.

About 68% of deputies believe in the approval of tax reform, says survey

Arko Advice carried out a survey with 103 federal deputies from 19 political parties on the agendas that may be approved by the National Congress this year. One of the questions asked to the parliamentarians was if they believe that a tax reform will be approved in 2023. The majority answered yes, 67.6%, while 24.25% believe no and 6.79% did not know how to answer.

After invasions, minister Paulo Teixeira meets with Suzano and MST this Wednesday (8)

Minister Paulo Teixeira, of Agrarian Development and Family Agriculture, meets this Wednesday (8) with representatives of Suzano and the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) to discuss solutions for the recent invasions of company properties in Bahia.

Oil closes down, with strong dollar after Powell and with an eye on data from China

The most liquid oil futures contracts closed lower on Tuesday (7) ending a sequence of five consecutive highs, influenced by the strength of the dollar after a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman (Fed, the US central bank), Jerome Powell , in the United States Senate. The speech even reversed the earlier gains, with the expectation of a recovery in demand from China after the publication of import data.

Women occupy 5.5% of party leadership positions in the Chamber and 10.5% in the Senate

Women parliamentarians occupy only 5.5% of party leadership positions in the Chamber of Deputies and 10.5% in the Federal Senate, according to a survey carried out by CNN. A party leader occupies a prominent position because he is responsible for speaking on behalf of the bench in the Legislative and also for having more influence in internal negotiations and with the Planalto Palace, for example.

(Posted by Lucas Rocha)

Source: CNN Brasil