Powers and agenda power of mayors and senate

In obedience to the democratic principle, every two years, the focus of national policy moves to the elections for the positions of the Executive Boards of the Chamber of Deputies and the Federal Senate, especially for the Presidency. On February 1 of the first and third years of each legislature, the election of members takes place […]

7 months of remote deliberation: challenges and learning

In March of this year, the Chamber of Deputies and the Federal Senate established a Remote Deliberation System (SDR), in order to facilitate the operation of legislative work during the public health emergency arising from COVID-19. The SDR regulates the virtual activities of the Plenary, but the work of the permanent commissions remains suspended. Each House has its own […]