House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, September 9). House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/09/1950117/house-plenary-debates-2020-budget-start-week House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – September 9, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Plenary debates on the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020 … 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

House Speaker: Bastion of Leadership | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2018, November 28). House Speaker: Bastion of Leadership. Manila Standard. Retrieved May 29, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/spotlight/pillars-of-the-working-house/281647/house-speaker-bastion-of-leadership.html House Speaker: Bastion of Leadership – Manila Standard posted November 28, 2018 at 09:32 pm by Maricel Cruz House Speaker: Bastion of LeadershipThe head of the House of Representatives, called Speaker, is the presiding officer and … Continue reading

Budget inked; pork vetoed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, April 16). Budget inked; pork vetoed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 25, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/16/budget-inked-pork-vetoed/ Budget inked; pork vetoed By Kristina Maralit – April 16, 2019 12:04 AM President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the P3.757 trillion national budget for the year last Monday less P95.3 billion in realignments … 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 prodded to reveal pork | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 11). Senate prodded to reveal pork. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/11/senate-prodded-to-reveal-pork/ Senate prodded to reveal pork By Hananeel Bordey – April 11, 2019 12:05 AM When the 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA) is approved by President Rodrigo Duterte before the Holy Week break, … Continue reading

Cover-up at Senate | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 06). Cover-up at Senate. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/06/cover-up-at-senate/ Cover-up at Senate By Hananeel Bordey – April 6, 2019 12:07 AM House leaders accused the Senate and a body of the chamber in an attempt to conceal the P83.9 billion in realignments in … Continue reading

P83.9B funneled to pet projects | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 05). P83.9B funneled to pet projects. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/05/p83-9b-funneled-to-pet-projects/ P83.9B funneled to pet projects By Hananeel Bordey – April 5, 2019 12:07 AM The House of Representatives turned the table on the Senate yesterday as it accused senators of realigning P83.9 … Continue reading

GAB okay date fixed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 04). GAB okay date fixed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/04/gab-okay-date-fixed-1/ GAB okay date fixed By Hananeel Bordey – April 4, 2019 12:05 AM A date has been fixed for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of the 2019 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), but Speaker Gloria … Continue reading

‘Explain cuts, not wordplay’ | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 03). ‘Explain cuts, not wordplay’. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/03/explain-cuts-not-wordplay/ ‘Explain cuts, not wordplay’ By Hananeel Bordey – April 3, 2019 12:05 AM House leaders yesterday advised Senate President Vicente Sotto III to stop blaming members of their chamber and just explain the … 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

Missed time lost forever | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, March 28). Missed time lost forever. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 28, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/28/missed-time-lost-forever/ Missed time lost forever By Hananeel Bordey – March 28, 2019 12:05 AM Even if President Duterte signs the General Appropriations Bill (GAB), the timing of the approval of the new budget for … Continue reading

Micromanaging not GMA’s style | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 23). Micromanaging not GMA’s style. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 26, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/23/micromanaging-not-gmas-style/ Micromanaging not GMA’s style By Hananeel Bordey – March 23, 2019 12:05 AM Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is not into micromanaging the House process in the approval of the budget as she denied claims … Continue reading

House ends stalemate | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, March 21). House ends stalemate. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 22, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/21/house-ends-stalemate/ House ends stalemate By Hananeel Bordey – March 21, 2019 12:07 AM The legislative deadlock on the 2019 budget has been effectively resolved yesterday after leaders of the House of Representatives relented yesterday and … Continue reading

Ping: P15.7-B lump sum fattens House | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2018, November 26). Ping: P15.7-B lump sum fattens House. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 19, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/11/26/ping-p15-7-b-lump-sum-fattens-house/ Ping: P15.7-B lump sum fattens House By Mario J. Mallari – November 26, 2018 12:05 AM Each of the 262 members of the House of Representatives was allotted with P60 million … Continue reading

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