The Chamber of Deputies generally approved the Omnibus Law this Friday, after three days of deliberations. It was by 144 votes in favor and 109 against. The treatment of the initiative will be resumed on Tuesday, article by article. The ruling party and the dialogue blocs must overcome differences on privatizations, the Guarantee Fund and the sharing of Country Taxes, among others.
The initiative was voted with the support of 38 deputies from Libertad Avanza, 32 from the UCR, 37 from the PRO, 18 from Hacemos Coalión Federal, 9 from Innovación Federal, 1 from Creo; 1 from Avanza La Libertad, 2 from Production and Work, 2 from Buenos Libre, 3 from Independence and 1 from Unión Mendocina.
The majority opinion was rejected by 109 deputies, of which 97 corresponded to Unión por la Patria, 5 from the Left, 4 from Hacemos Coalificación Federal, 2 from the UCR and 1 from Por Santa Cruz.
After the approval of the project, incidents occurred between left-wing protesters, social organizations, and security forces.
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Omnibus Law: how the parliamentary process continues and what can happen in the Senate
February 3, 2024, 10:34 a.m.
The Chamber of Deputies generally approved the Omnibus Law by 144 votes in favor and 109 against (Photo:TN)
The Chamber of Deputies generally approved the Omnibus Law by 144 votes in favor and 109 against, with the support of the PRO, the UCR, We Make the Federal Coalition and Federal Innovation and, on the contrary, the rejection of Unión por la Patria and the left. However, the game is far from over for the Government. The treatment of the project will resume on Tuesday with a vote article by article of the little more than 220 that remained in the law (the original text had 664), and several could be rejected.
The unions are on alert after the general approval of the Omnibus Law and do not rule out a new strike
February 3, 2024, 08:33 a.m.
The unions are on alert after the general approval of the Omnibus Law and do not rule out a new strike (Photo: Leandro Heredia / TN)
The Omnibus Law promoted by the Government had general approval this Friday, February 2, after more than three days of debate in the Chamber of Deputies. As a result, the main unions declared themselves in alert status y they do not rule out a new paro general.
Alfredo Cornejo congratulated the dialoguist deputies of the UCR after the approval of the Omnibus Law
February 3, 2024, 07:20 a.m.
The governor of Mendoza, Alfredo Cornejo, congratulated the UCR deputies “for their work in the debate in the Chamber of Deputies” after the approval of the general opinion of the Omnibus Law.
“That is the way to respond to the demand for change of the vast majority of Argentines,” he said.
Frigerio: the Omnibus Law is a “strong message to society, markets and the world”
February 3, 2024, 07:19 a.m.
The governor of Entre Ríos, Rogelio Frigeriohighlighted the general approval of the Omnibus Law and considered that it was a “strong message to society, the markets and the world.”
“With the majority support of a sector of the opposition, the National Government managed to take a first step and the president gave a strong message to society, the markets and the world in the search to transform a country devastated by Kirchnerism,” expressed the provincial leader through his social networks.
Frigerio stated that now “it is essential that the Government present a economic and development plan to organize public accounts, lower inflation and grow again.
“From the opposition we are going to accompany and propose all the initiatives that bring us closer to that north. There is no doubt that we Argentines have to work together to get out of this difficult situation that we are going through,” concluded the Entre Ríos governor.
The Government advances with the sale of YPF aircraft and hopes to raise US$30 million
February 3, 2024, 06:03 a.m.
The sale of YPF planes: an international agency appraises them and the State hopes to raise US$30 million. (Photo: Télam).
On July 9, 2021, the former vice president Cristina Kirchner He traveled to El Calafate, without an official agenda, to spend the Independence Day holiday. She did it in a Learjet 60registration LV-BTAowned by the state oil company YPF. It was one of the many trips that the former head of the Senate made in that aircraft that these days has a for sale sign up.