(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Brazil's Senate on Thursday approved a major pre-election aid
package, sending the government-backed measure to the lower house,
Trend reports citing Reuers.
The package includes a 1,000 reais ($192.38) aid for
self-employed truckers, a key Bolsonaro constituency. It also
increases by 50% the amount paid in the Auxilio Brasil social
welfare program, and increases a gas voucher.
At the last minute, government-backed senators managed to
include in the proposal two more measures, an aid targeting taxi
drivers and to grant more funding to an existing food security
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