At this Monday's summit, the governors of Together for Change meet with the Minister of the Interior, Guillermo Francos, to negotiate new concessions in the Omnibus Law. Once the fight for withholdings and the retirement formula has been won, the focus is now on the delegated powers, the Anses Sustainability Guarantee Fund and the co-shareable resources.
The meeting takes place from 7:00 p.m. at the Federal Investment Council (CFI) and, as TN learned, all the provinces are represented, as in the case of Alfredo Cornejo, from Mendoza, who is traveling. On the list of participants are Maximiliano Pullaro (Santa Fe), Jorge Macri (CABA), Rogelio Frigerio (Entre Ríos), Cornejo, Ignacio Torres (Chubut), Gustavo Valdés (Corrientes), Claudio Poggi (San Luis), Marcelo Orrego ( San Juan), Leandro Zdero (Chaco) and Carlos Sadir (Jujuy).
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Also at the meeting are deputies Cristian Ritondo, Diego Santilli, Damián Arabia, Nicolás Massot and Emilio Monzó.
Upon entering the meeting, Torres confirmed that “delegated powers are one of the things that will be discussed” at the meeting, as well as the sharing of resources and asked “not to fall into a false rift of governors versus the Nation.”
“We have held meetings with the different blocks that do not belong to LLA, but we want to collaborate with the Government so that it goes well,” Arabia added.
The governors of Together for Change negotiate to accompany the Milei Omnibus Law (Photo: X jorgemacri).
For his part, Pullaro said that he came to the meeting to “find a way out of Argentina's fiscal deficit” and warned that “the fiscal balance of the nation cannot be at the expense of the fiscal balance of the provinces.” “The fiscal package was withdrawn, which is the concern of many provinces and we were listened to,” celebrated the man from Santa Fe, but warned that they do not want to “lose resources to carry out the works that each of the provinces needs.”
“Today we come to dialogue and find points of balance. And that the possible adjustment that can be carried out is not at the expense of the provinces,” he added.
The “dialogue” provincial leaders gained prominence in recent weeks, when the ruling party faced its own parliamentary weakness. The Executive's project obtained a majority opinion, but almost all the legislators who accompanied it did so in dissent with several articles.
The Minister of Economy, Luis “Toto” Caputo, was then forced to cancel the fiscal chapter, but anger in Casa Rosada with the governors is growing.
“Clearly, there is going to be a greater adjustment to the provinces, and within the fiscal package the delegated powers in fiscal and pension matters that are part of this economic chapter are also withdrawn, that is what has been decided so far,” said the spokesperson. presidential, Manuel Adorni, this Monday in his usual daily press conference. President Javier Milei's peace with the governors has not been signed.
Summit of governors and official urgency
While the ruling party called sessions for this Wednesday in the Lower House, the dialogue governors are not convinced to support all the articles. Therefore, over the weekend, contacts were frenetic and meetings accelerated.
Since the project entered the Deputies, Milei pointed to the provincial leaders as those responsible for negotiating negotiations with the legislators who respond directly to them. The anger continued and the president is not willing to give in on the zero deficit.
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For this reason, their spokespersons repeatedly warned of a greater adjustment for the provinces if the Omnibus Law does not advance. This Monday Adorni reiterated it, just hours before the summit of JxC provincial leaders and the start of the session.
At this afternoon's meeting the positions will be set and the Government could have a clearer scenario regarding how the Law arrives at the venue on Wednesday.