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Congress of Mexico City is going to extra to vote Planning Committee

Jorge Triana, deputy of the National Action Party and president of the Political-Electoral Affairs Commission. Photo: Eduardo Jiménez / Archive


He Congress of Mexico City will hold an extraordinary face-to-face period next Friday to vote on the opinion with the names of the five academics that will make up the General Director Selection Committee Planning Institute, and if approved, that same day they would take a protest in Donceles.

In the extraordinary session on Friday, the opinion on Courts for the Protection of Human Rights will also be voted on, and if approved, four courts per year will be installed in Mexico City, from 2021 to 2024.

This, to delay what the local Constitution establishes on the existence of 16 Courts of Guardianship of Human Rights (one per mayor) in 2020.

These courts were designed so that the citizens of the capital can report human rights violations committed by the government.

The 66 legislators will also vote next Friday for a final opinion, by means of which it will be possible to form a Labor Conciliation Center, Labor Courts and a Bureaucratic Court, which marks the disappearance of the Local Conciliation and Arbitration Board, and which has the objective of achieve a more effective resolution of labor disputes and in the medium term.

The extraordinary face-to-face period on Friday was approved by the Political Coordination Board (Jucopo), with five votes in favor and one vote against the PAN.

The president of the Jucopo and leader of the National Action bench, Mauricio Tabe, spoke out against the holding of the special period, as he considered that the three issues could be discussed in the regular period of sessions, which begins on September 1.


Legislators of the PAN requested a dialogue table between the leaders of the political parties and the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, to discuss the cut of 82 million that the Secretariat of Administration and Finance to the Electoral Institute of Mexico City (IECM) last August 10.

The idea of ​​taking resources away from the political parties is not constitutionally correct. That decision is at the discretion of the parties and, if the proposal goes firm, Morena would have to reform article 41 of the federal Constitution, but it is impossible within days of starting the electoral period, ”said Jorge Triana, PAN deputy and president of the Political-Electoral Affairs Commission.

The IECM made an adjustment of 38 million 868 thousand pesos to its 2020 operating budget, but did not accept the cut of 82 million pesos since, he explained, that budget took into account the resource of the political parties.

The PAN deputy Frederick Döring He announced that tomorrow, in the Standing Committee, he will present a point of agreement for the Secretary of Finance to explain how much money there is in savings and why they want more.