Senator Ping Lacson on Monday ridiculed the explanation offered by House appropriations committee chair and ACT-CIS party-list Rep. Eric Yap about the amendments made by a House small committee to the proposed 2021 budget being mere “errata.”
After approving it on third and final reading last Oct. 16, why is the House of Representatives still tackling amendments to the P4.5-trillion proposed national budget for 2021?
Ombudsman Samuel Martires has stopped lifestyle checks on government officials over supposed unclear provisions in Republic Act 6713 or the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
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 Senate and the House of Representatives
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Friday was able to find a way to evade the subpoena issued by the House Appropriations Committee in connection with its probe over the alleged anomalous transactions
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno denied on Friday he offered congressmen P40 billion to keep mum on the alleged P75 billion insertion in the proposed 2019 national budget.
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 national budget.
House Appropriations Committee chair Rolando “Nonoy” Andaya Jr. on Monday said the House contingent in the Bicameral Conference Committee would move for the approval of the proposed 2019 budget even without Malacañang’s index for 2018 savings.
Members of the Senate contingent in the Bicameral Conference Committee are reportedly inclined to abandon the proposed cash-based budgeting scheme under the proposed 2019 Budget.
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 news came on Sunday following an earlier report that Andaya is set to be replaced as House Majority Floor Leader by Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro.
Outgoing Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles hopes to contribute in the Duterte administration efforts to bring development to the regions following his appointment as Secretary to the Cabinet.
House Appropriations Committee chair Karlo Alexei Nograles (Davao City) on Tuesday urged the national government to step up the rice procurement to prevent a bleak holiday season.
If lawmakers took turns grilling some Cabinet Secretaries during budget hearings of the House appropriations committee, they had nothing but kind words for Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat when she faced them on Wednesday (August 8).
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and House appropriations committee chairman Karlo Nograles are wrong in claiming there is no pork in the 2018 national budget.
Kabataan party-list Rep. Sarah Elago has questioned the absence of funds for the implementation of a tuition-free policy in all state universities and colleges next year as the House appropriations committee began deliberations on the proposed P3.767 national budget.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Karlo Nograles has no problem with Senator Panfilo Lacson’s plan of bringing his complaints on the just-approved 2017 national budget before the Supreme Court (SC).
Despite being a businessman, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has no soft spot for Department of Transportation (DOTr) officials who are working to get plum projects for big corporations.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s shocking drug matrix involving top officials like Senator Leila de Lima wasn’t sourced from the Department of Justice (DOJ).
Holdover officials of the National Irrigation Administration are blocking the Department of Agriculture’s free irrigation