Salceda: No lump sum allocations in 2019 budget | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 17). Salceda: No lump sum allocations in 2019 budget. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/salceda-no-lump-sum-allocations-2019-budget Salceda: No lump sum allocations in 2019 budget By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 17, 2019 LUMP sum allocations in the annual national budget, often a source of graft and corruption, will be minimized … Continue reading

Duterte wants faster budget deliberation | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, A. (2019, June 24). Duterte wants faster budget deliberation. Philstar.com. Retrieved June 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/06/24/1929043/duterte-wants-faster-budget-deliberation Duterte wants faster budget deliberation Alexis Romero (philstar.com) – June 24, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has called for a faster budget deliberation process as he blamed the delay in the passage of this year’s spending … Continue reading

No more delays in budget passage — lawmaker | Philstar.com

Reference:Delon, P. (2019, May 21). No more delays in budget passage — lawmaker. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/21/1919665/no-more-delays-budget-passage-lawmaker No more delays in budget passage — lawmakerDelon Porcalla (philstar.com) – May 21, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — There should be no more delays in the passage of the national budget for next year in … Continue reading

Duterte blames Congress feud over budget for low GDP | Inquirer News

Reference: Sambalud, M. (2019, May 14). Duterte blames Congress feud over budget for low GDP. Inquirer.net. Retrieved May 14, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1117044/duterte-blames-congress-feud-over-budget-for-low-gdp Duterte blames Congress feud over budget for low GDP By: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:16 AM May 12, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte said … Continue reading

No to corruption! | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, April 17). No to corruption! Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/17/no-to-corruption/ No to corruption! By Kristina Maralit – April 17, 2019 12:07 AM President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he vetoed several items amounting to P95.3 billion from the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA), because … Continue reading

Senate ripped for sabotage | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, M. (2019, April 02). Senate ripped for sabotage. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/02/senate-ripped-for-sabotage/ Senate ripped for sabotage By Hananeel Bordey – April 2, 2019 12:07 AM The slicing of the 2019 budget was not fully discussed in the Bicameral Conference Committee as senators unilaterally decided on … Continue reading

House’s fake news peddler | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, March 31). House’s fake news peddler. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 02, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/31/houses-fake-news-peddler/ House’s fake news peddler By Hananeel Bordey – March 31, 2019 12:05 AM Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymond “L-Ray” Villafuerte was merely sour graping after the lawmaker claimed that the House leadership … Continue reading

Virtuous budget for Rody | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, March 27). Virtuous budget for Rody. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 28, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/27/virtuous-budget-for-rody/ Virtuous budget for Rody By Kristina Maralit – March 27, 2019 12:07 AM The two houses of Congress broke their impasse on this year’s national budget with both their leaders signing Congress’ … Continue reading

Budget day of reckoning | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. (2019, March 22). Budget day of reckoning. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/22/budget-day-of-reckoning/ Budget day of reckoning By Elmer N. Manuel – March 22, 2019 12:05 AM The earnest bid to end the 2019 budget deadlock between the House of Representatives and Senate during a meeting … Continue reading

Unpaid contractual gov’t workers suffer | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 21). Unpaid contractual gov’t workers suffer. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/21/unpaid-contractual-govt-workers-suffer/ Unpaid contractual gov’t workers suffer By Mario J. Mallari – March 21, 2019 12:15 AM Tens of thousands of contractual government workers, or those employed with job order (JO) basis, have not … Continue reading

GMA: Just lawful budget | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, March 20). GMA: Just lawful budget. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/20/gma-just-lawful-budget/ GMA: Just lawful budget By Hananeel Bordey – March 20, 2019 12:07 AM Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo yesterday insisted Congress will not agree to the passage of an “unconstitutional version” of the national … Continue reading

Pork joust heats up | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 30). Pork joust heats up. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/30/pork-joust-heats-up/ Pork joust heats up By Mario J. Mallari – November 30, 2018 12:04 AM House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. and Sen. Panfilo Lacson are on a collision course over projects that legislators … Continue reading

Senate to work overtime for GAB | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 19). Senate to work overtime for GAB. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/19/senate-to-work-overtime-for-gab/ Senate to work overtime for GAB By Mario J. Mallari – November 19, 2018 12:05 AM The Senate is willing to extend session for a week and hold marathon meetings just … Continue reading

Supplement eyed for pork | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 15). Supplement eyed for pork. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/15/supplement-eyed-for-pork/ Supplement eyed for pork By Mario J. Mallari – March 15, 2019 12:05 AM A likely compromise will allow the immediate approval of the stalled appropriations for 2019 after economic managers yesterday said … Continue reading

Clash now among House leaders | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 19). Clash now among House leaders. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/19/clash-now-among-house-leaders/ Clash now among House leaders By Mario J. Mallari – March 19, 2019 12:05 AM Leaders of the House of Representatives can’t seem to agree on whether or not the chamber has … Continue reading

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