The fight for budgetary power




Tensions between federal and local governments are not new in Mexico, but the beginning of the current administration in the country has intensified the relations of a group of governors with the President.
These confrontations are anchored, fundamentally, in the disproportionality of the fiscal system and the political control that the federal executive power achieves thanks to the budget. Unlike other six-year terms, the current one has been marked by statements from local executives who threatened to break the federal fiscal pact, which would have consequences for public finances that are difficult to calculate.

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