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

Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 15). Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if…. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-says-%E2%80%98pork-free%E2%80%99-budget-possible-if%E2%80%A6 Alan says ‘pork-free’ budget possible if… By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 15, 2019 THE devil is in the details. Presumptive speaker Alan Peter Cayetano wants Congress to clearly define what “pork barrel” allocations are to … 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

House budget hijack barred | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 11). House budget hijack barred. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/11/house-budget-hijack-barred/ House budget hijack barred By Mario J. Mallari – March 11, 2019 12:05 AM The House of Representatives is determined to hijack the 2019 budget for multibillion-peso pork barrel, but the attempt won’t … Continue reading

Bicam works to end Road Board | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2018, December 24). Bicam works to end Road Board. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/12/24/bicam-works-to-end-road-board/ Bicam works to end Road Board By Hananeel Bordey – December 24, 2018 12:04 AM With President Rodrigo Duterte’s firm words about his desire to have the graft-ridden Road Board abolished, … Continue reading

House grants MVUC wish | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, January 07). House grants MVUC wish. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 07, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/01/07/house-grants-mvuc-wish/ House grants MVUC wish By Hananeel Bordey – January 7, 2019 12:05 AM Leaders of the House of Representatives vowed to immediately process the transfer of the estimated P46 billion funds raised from … Continue reading

Budget OKd sans cash scheme | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 09). Budget OKd sans cash scheme. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 12, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/09/budget-okd-sans-cash-scheme/ Budget OKd sans cash scheme By Mario J. Mallari – February 9, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte finally received his P3.757 billion proposed 2019 national budget from Congress yesterday ending months … Continue reading

2 execs set to restore P75-B pork – Andaya | Inquirer News

References: Yap, D.J. (2019, February 11). 2 execs set to restore P75-B pork – Andaya. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1084043/2-execs-set-to-restore-p75-b-pork-andaya 2 execs set to restore P75-B pork – Andaya By: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:26 AM February 11, 2019 Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. on Sunday … Continue reading

‘Improper’ for Andaya to threaten President with lawsuit | Inquirer News

Reference: Corrales, N. (2019, February 11). ‘Improper’ for Andaya to threaten President with lawsuit. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1084083/diokno-improper-for-andaya-to-threaten-president-with-lawsuit Diokno: ‘Improper’ for Andaya to threaten President with lawsuit By: Nestor Corrales – Reporter / @NCorralesINQ INQUIRER.net / 09:41 AM February 11, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Monday said it … Continue reading

Napkin, whisper politics bared | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 04). Napkin, whisper politics bared. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 04, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/04/napkin-whisper-politics-bared/ Napkin, whisper politics bared By Mario J. Mallari – February 4, 2019 12:05 AM In crafting the budget, some lawmakers submit their amendments, sometimes amounting to hundreds of millions if not billions … Continue reading

Budget stalemate: Solons seek a deal | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. & Cruz, M. (2019, January 24). Budget stalemate: Solons seek a deal. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 25, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/286143/budget-stalemate-solons-seek-a-deal.html Budget stalemate: Solons seek a deal posted January 24, 2019 at 09:48 pm by Macon Ramos-Araneta and Maricel V. Cruz The Senate and the House have agreed to meet halfway on their amendments … Continue reading

Senate urged to give priority to dengvaxia victims’ fund | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2018, August 22). Senate urged to give priority to dengvaxia victims’ fund. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 23, 2018 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/273617/senate-urged-to-give-priority-to-dengvaxia-victims-fund.html Senate urged to give priority to dengvaxia victims’ fund posted August 22, 2018 at 01:00 am by Maricel Cruz The chairman of the House of Representatives’ committee on appropriations on Tuesday asked the … Continue reading

DOF: Federalism to lead to P1.2-T deficit in 1st year | BusinessMirror

Reference: Cu, R. (2018, August 13). DOF: Federalism to lead to P1.2-T deficit in 1st year. BusinessMirror. Retrieved August 15, 2018 from https://businessmirror.com.ph/dof-federalism-to-lead-to-p1-2-t-deficit-in-1st-year/ DOF: Federalism to lead to P1.2-T deficit in 1st year By Rea Cu on August 13, 2018 THE shift to a federal form of government may lead to a deficit in the first … Continue reading

Diokno on reenacted budget: Gov’t can live with it | Inquirer News

Reference: Corrales, N. (2018, August 13). Diokno on reenacted budget: Gov’t can live with it. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1020791/diokno-on-reenacted-budget-govt-can-live-with-it Diokno on reenacted budget: Gov’t can live with it By: Nestor Corrales – Reporter / @NCorralesINQ INQUIRER.net / 06:48 PM August 13, 2018 Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Monday said the government could … Continue reading

Some senators not in favor of reenacted budget for 2019 | Inquirer News

Reference: Ager, M. (2018, August 13). Some senators not in favor of reenacted budget for 2019. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 14, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1020779/some-senators-not-in-favor-of-reenacted-budget-for-2019 Some senators not in favor of reenacted budget for 2019 By: Maila Ager – Reporter / @MAgerINQ INQUIRER.net / 06:32 PM August 13, 2018 “We don’t want a reenacted budget,” Senator Joel … Continue reading

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