The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) is hoping that the Office of the President (OP) would appropriae funds for the restoration of at least five heritage churches in the province of Pampanga after they were damaged…
General Appropriations Act
President Rodrigo Duterte vetoed a number of provisions in the delayed General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2019.
With the President poised to sign the budget soon, House committee on appropriations chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. on Wednesday continued applying pressure on the Senate to release the senators’ individual amendments to the measure in the…
House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson passing the General Appropriations Act is different from ordinary legislation.
House Appropriations Committee chair and Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. is open to the proposal of the Senate President Vicente Sotto III for a special session of Congress to finally beak the longstanding budget impasse between the…
House Majority Floor Leader Fredenil Castro has accused the Senate leadership of allegedly trying to sabotage the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte for intentionally derailing the approval of the proposed 2019 national budget.
Around P3-billion worth of allocation supposedly intended for the scholars of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has been allegedly scrapped by the Senate after it was realigned to other programs under the proposed…
Ilang senador na nawalan umano ng projects sa 2019 national budget ang nagsumbong kay Sen. Panfilo Lacson kaya hinaharang nito maipasa ang P3.757-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA)
House committee on appropriations chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. denied on Wednesday Budget Secretary Ben Diokno’s claim that the practice of early procurement started when Andaya was still budget secretary during the administration of former…
House Appropriations Committee chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. (Camarines Sur) gave an assurance that each congressman will receive at least P160-million allocation under the proposed 2019 national budget.
The bicameral conference has unanimously voted to strike down the P75-billion worth of insertions initiated by Budget Sec. Benjamin Diokno under the National Expenditure Program (NEP) for 2019, House Appropriations Committee chair Rolando…
The Senate and the House of Representatives approved on Friday the bicameral committee report on the P3.757-trillion budget for 2019 but the head of the House contingent couldn’t wait for the President to veto some of its questionable…
House Appropriations Committee chair Rolando “Nonoy” Andaya Jr. on Wednesday expressed support to the proposal on Sen. Panfilo Lacson for President Duterte to use his line-item veto power to remove alleged pork barrel insertions in the 2019…
Deputy Speaker Prospero “Butch” Pichay (Surigao del Sur) is not content with the P160-million congressional allotment provided for every district and partylist legislator under the Lower House version of the proposed P3.757-trillion General…
MANILA – House Majority Floor Leader Fredenil Castro has defended the P160-million allocation for every congressman in the Lower House’s version
Members of the Bicameral Conference Committee have reached a consensus to disclose their respective amendments before approving this year’s proposed P3.757-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA).
Senator Loren Legarda, chair of the Senate finance committee, on Monday admitted that the Senate was seeking close to P190 billion allocation in the proposed 2019 national budget.
The bicameral conference committee for the proposed P3.757-trillion National Budget aims to finish the discussions over its disagreeing provisions by the end of January.
ACT Teachers Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro on Monday urged the bicameral conference committee
The House contingent in the Bicameral Conference Committee for the proposed 2019 National Budget has requested its counterparts in the Senate to open the discussions to the public.
The House of Representatives has approved on final reading the proposed abolition of Road Board.
Maari aniya na ang P75B additional budget sa DPWH ay part din ng P50B na pork ng ilang kongresista kung kayat naguguluhan na ang senador sa dami ng anomalya.
MANILA -- President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed a law increasing the monthly old-age pension of Filipino war veterans who fought during World War II, Korean, and Vietnam wars.