It was given the 2012 proforma budget, detailing costs associated with disseminating items, information and advertising executive for the National Assembly so that it is approved.
According to the document, the state spent about $ 295 million for the dissemination of information, promotion and publicity, justifying the expense editing, printing, reproduction and publications, as well as cultural events and social public events, print materials, among others. This figure is five times that of 2011.
Assembly members and members of the Commission, Rafael Davila (Freedom Alliance) and Francisco Ulloa (MPD), noted that the amount is too high for advertising expenses.
Finance Minister, Patricio Riveraresponded that the advertising theme of this year estimated between $ 30 million, However
, the proforma notes that the heading of “dissemination, information and advertising was allocated $ 53.2 million (current expenditures) and $ 76.5 million (capital expenditure). Both add $ 129.7 million.