In this sense, the parliamentarian assured that “during the last 4 years, the regime has not published the public budget”.
“No one knows how or what money is spent in this country,” said Congressman Marquina.
Similarly, the assemblyman said that “with less than 2% (of the required budget), the dictatorship intends to maintain the workers of the National Assembly. We are talking about five thousand families that depend on only this pension to survive”.
“The labor demands of our workers cannot be met with the budget they are assigning us,” he added.
Meanwhile, the deputy for Un Nuevo Tiempo, Omar Barboza, stressed that “we need to approve the budget so that they do not claim later that it was not approved, is a constitutional obligation that must be addressed urgently, there is a country adrift because there is no budget that governs the Republic, so there is hunger.”
Barboza recalled that “Article 187 of the Constitution states that the National Assembly has the power to approve the National Budget.”
The parliamentarian assured that “the project that they bring to the National Assembly to guarantee the right of many workers. We are complying with our constitutional obligation.”
Finally, Barboza reiterated that the “National Constituent Assembly is illegitimate and unconstitutional.”