Sen. Panfilo Lacson is pushing a P20-billion allocation in the 2021 budget for post-disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts to be undertaken by the concerned local government units.
“Kailangan talaga ng pondo rito!”
Aside from the yearly tracking of pork, Sen. Panfilo Lacson will raise hell over a new issue when the Senate begins tackling the P4.5-trillion 2021 budget bill in November.
Malacañang expects that the proposed 2021 national budget to be submitted to the Office of the President “on or before the second week of December.”
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not alone in pushing for a bigger allocation for COVID-19 vaccines in the national budget for 2021.
MANILA – The House of Representatives has introduced institutional amendments to next year’s spending bill amounting to PHP20 billion divided among departments and agencies that need more funding.
House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco has dismissed the allegation of Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund Villafuerte that his allies might be delaying the transmittal of the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 to the Senate to make “last minute insertions” for their benefit.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on Thursday the senators would have their work cut out for them amid the anticipated last-minute amendments by House members to the proposed 2021 budget.
Still licking his wounds from his spectacular fall from grace, Taguig Rep. Alan Cayetano could not help himself but blame President Rodrigo Duterte for the current situation in the legislative branch.
President Rodrigo Duterte called on Congress to hold a special session to pass the 2021 national budget on final reading, his spokesman said.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano is sticking to his game plan despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s stern warning to Congress to pass the proposed 2021 national budget on time.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s move to terminate deliberations on the proposed 2021 budget and session until November 16 is “not illegal,” according to Malacañang.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Tuesday slammed Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for railroading the approval of the 2021 budget on second reading and suspending the session in the House of Representatives until November 16.
Malacañang on Tuesday welcomed the passage on second reading the proposed P4.5 trillion budget for next year.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano pulled a shocker on Tuesday by forcing the approval on second reading of the proposed 2021 budget and the suspension of session until November 16, preventing the chance of a leadership change on October 14.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco lashed out at Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for his “orchestrated lies” to escape the term-sharing deal for the speakership.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon wants additional funding for the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under the proposed P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021.
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano has assured the public that the “political noise” surrounding the ongoing leadership row at the House of Representatives will not derail the passage of the proposed PHP4.506 trillion national budget for 2021.
The Department of Public Works and Highways may have much explaining to do regarding some half a trillion pesos in questionable appropriations in the proposed P4.5-trillion budget for 2021, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
This early, pork is rearing its ugly head anew – threatening not just the passage of the P4.5-trillion budget for 2021 but also the public’s respect for the legislature.
A whopping half-trillion pesos and counting! This was the worth of the questionable items Sen. Panfilo Lacson has so far uncovered in the proposed budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways for 2021.
Time is of the essence.