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Toll discounts between measures approved without PS agreement with more impact. Finance still accounts for the hole.

The State Budget for 2021 (OE2021) - approved this Thursday with the favorable votes of the PS and the abstention of the PCP, PAN, ENP and the two non-registered deputies - has countless proposals that were included in the final text by default. PS. Despite the alerts from Finance, the so-called 'negative majorities' managed to approve measures such as reducing tolls, the Strategic Environmental Assessment for the new airport and stopping new injections at Novo Banco, exceeding 60 million euros.

The elimination of the authorization to transfer 476 million euros from the Resolution Fund to Novo Banco was the most controversial measure approved by the so-called 'negative majorities' (see previous text). Immediately after the 'green light' was given to the brake on money transfers to the Novo Banco, the Government came to accuse the PSD (without which none of the proposals approved with the PS's vote against would have passed) of “lack of sense of state and defense of the country's interests ”.

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