08 April 2020 – Espirito Santo joins 11 other states in having its debt to the Union suspended

Type of Intervention: Financial Support, Stimulus
Sectors Involved: Education, Health, Research and Development, Justice
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Federal Supreme Court

Overview: Espirito Santo joins 11 other states in having its debt to the Union suspended
Full details here: https://g1.globo.com/politica/noticia/2020/03/30/doze-estados-ja-conseguiram-a-suspensao-das-dividas-com-a-uniao-por-conta-do-coronavirus.ghtml

Type of Justification: Considered a necessary escalation of current measures
Evidence/Justification: Measures to combat disease will generate public spending; pandemic will reduce tax collection