Temer announces adjustment of Bolsa Família and R $ 700 million for education

The resource release ceremony for basic and higher education is scheduled for 11:30 am.
29/06/2016 10h12 - Updated 30/06/2016 07h53
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Or interim president, Michel Temer, participates today (29), a ceremony to announce the release of R $ 700 million in resources for basic and higher education. According to Plateau, at the same ceremony he will announce the amount of the adjustment to be applied in the Bolsa Família program.

No last day 17, the Ministry of Social Development and Agrarian had informed that the payment of benefits relating to June would be done without adjustment 9%, expected to be implemented from this month, as previously announced, the management of remote President Dilma Rousseff.

The adjustment 9% the Bolsa Família was granted by the previous government through a decree published on 6 of May, a week before the vote on Rousseff's impeachment in the Senate. In season, the government said the average benefit amount paid for 13,8 million families would increase from R $ 162 to R $ 176 monthly.

In justification given for not paying the adjustment, Temer said the government was evaluating the cuts promoted by the previous administration to be able to effect the increase. On the same day, in act in Recife (ON), Rousseff called it "meanness" non-payment of adjustment.


Temer meets at 10:30 am with the Minister of Sport, Leonardo Picciani. The resource release ceremony for basic and higher education is scheduled for 11:30 am and will be attended by the Minister of Education, Mendonça Filho. 15h, Temer will receive the leader of the PMDB in the House, Mr Whale Rossi (PMDB-SP) and the director of the Cancer Hospital of Barretos (SP), Henry Silver. Then you meet Mr Jerome Goergen (PP/RS).

Source: Agency Brazil

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