Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues
The Assembly of the Republic
plays an irreplaceable part in our democracy: this is where
the sovereign will of the people is represented.
It is the Assembly that passes legislative
initiatives and approves the adoption of laws. This is the
place where the government's action is examined and it is
the forum of major political debates.
The Assembly of the Republic is required to
know exactly how to perform its constitutional duties yet
it should also know how to get ever closer to citizens.
Portugal needs a grassroots democracy. We need
to ensure that citizens have tools to enable them to understand
and appraise what their representatives do. The parlamento.pt
site is one of those tools.
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