The president of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa, assured that “the head and heart of the Government are set on growing and generating employment” through the project of the ruling party that seeks to turn social plans into “genuine work” and “economic relief” for SMEs.
He also harshly criticized the opposition for not giving a quorum in the session for the treatment of the Front Labeling bill. They hurt “the expectation of the millions of Argentines who want to know what they eat “, he claimed.
Regarding the program “Bridge to employment”, detailed Massa, aims to “get out of the precarious situation, not just the one who has a plan”, but also for workers in the informal sector.
In this context, the head of the lower house stressed that “it is time to get out of the emergency and move on to a growth process.”
According to Massa, the initiative of the ruling party offers tools for SMEs that “represent 60 percent of the employment generated in Argentina”, while the workers are recognized “retirement contributions, the right to ART and social work,” he said. in dialogue with Radio 10.
“Millions of Argentines want to know what they eat”
The president of the Chamber of Deputies criticized Juntos por el Cambio for refusing to provide a quorum in the special session promoted by the Frente de Todos to address, among other initiatives, the bill on Front Labeling.
Although he admitted that “not giving a quorum is an instrument provided for in the regulations,” he warned that the opposition maneuver hurt “the expectation of the millions of Argentines who want to know what they eat”.
“There are issues that we have to learn to remove from the electoral discussion and work them together without this implying giving in to the ideas that one represents, “he said and added:”Sometimes the electoral processes cause positions to be taken that have more to do with showing society that there is no understanding and not with the substantive issues “.
The opposition “will be forced to sit at the table”
On the other hand, the president of the Chamber of Deputies affirmed that after the elections Legislative of November 14 will open “a dialogue to seek 10 State policies to give Argentina a process of growth and development for the next 20 years “.
“I talked about it with the President (Alberto Fernández) and he totally agrees,” he stressed about this initiative and assured that the Government “heard the message from the polls”.
Massa argued that after the elections the opposition will be “forced to sit at the table” if they want to fulfill their institutional responsibilities, although now “it is forced by an electoral question to bite our hand”.
“(The opposition) is more leveraged in showing itself as a contrast to the government than in presenting an economic development program to Argentina,” he said.
Still, Massa opined that “there is no single look” in Together for Change. “I do not perceive that forward they have the same look,” he remarked.