Southern and Southeastern State Governors Seek Economic Aid From Government

In the letter, the governors say that "the data on economic activity are dramatic" and the drop in ICMS tax collection in April will have a severe impact on governments.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The seven governors of the southern and southeastern states sent a letter to the federal government yesterday calling for measures to prevent what they describe as "economic collapse".

The letter was drafted after a videoconference meeting held between them in the morning and, according to the governor of São Paulo, João Doria, was forwarded to the federal government on Thursday afternoon.

In addition to President Jair Bolsonaro and the Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes, a more detailed letter is also expected to be sent to the presidents of the Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia . . .

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