Not all Philippine crocodiles are shy, secretive and facing extinction as a newspaper has reported, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
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No amount of sugarcoating will hide the fact that there will likely be pork barrel funds for members of the House of Representatives in the national budget for 2019.
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The new House leadership has denied allegations that the Arroyo Speakership has revived the distribution of the so-called “pork barrel funds” following its new policy that no solons will be deprived of budget allocations for their…
Arroyo vs Alvarez Speaker battle is just a proxy fight for pork barrel: Zinero ni Bebot kaya umalma…
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The change in leadership in the House of Representatives is just a proxy fight for the distribution of pork barrel funds among lawmakers, according to ACT-Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio.
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The alleged existence of pork barrel funds in the P3.3-trillion national budget for 2017 was not brought up when 15 of 24 senators met Wednesday night (Jan. 11) for a caucus in Makati City, Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III…
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Senate President Pro Tempore Franklin Drilon has admitted to requesting for funds for some of his projects in the P3.3-trillion national budget for 2017 but said these cannot be considered as “pork barrel” funds.
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Malacañang on Thursday downplayed the appeal of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison for presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to send President Benigno Aquino III and Budget Secretary Florencio Abad to…
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Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile’s former chief of staff, Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, might end up becoming principally liable for his alleged misuse of pork barrel funds as a result of his motion for a bill of particulars, lawyer Levito Baligod…