At least they showed the hearings are fair.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not too keen on having the bicameral conference committee handling the P4.5-trillion budget bill be “reduced” to a committee of two, even as he stressed anew the need for transparency in the entire process.
A bunch of losers.
Whether it is the death of a communist New People’s Army rebel or a soldier, it is bad and tragic as it is a Filipino who died.
As he prepares for the bicameral conference committee deliberations on the 2021 budget bill, Sen. Panfilo Lacson reiterated his call to fellow lawmakers for transparency as far as their amendments to the proposed budget are concerned.
They are employed by the government, yet they condone the New People’s Army and its violent armed warfare targeting their employer.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson stressed Wednesday the need to revisit the functions of the Philippine International Trading Corp. (PITC), which he said is turning out to be a redundant agency.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not keen on slashing the President’s intelligence and confidential funds, after learning they are being used to augment the police and military’s own intelligence funds.
To make sure the 2021 budget will be responsive to the effects of the pandemic, Sen. Panfilo Lacson bared Wednesday details of his proposed amendments to the spending bill.
Lacson’s office went to Alcala, Pangasinan and Solana, Cagayan to help resident who appealed for help.
Not only has it incurred unnecessary expenses amounting to billions of pesos. It has also been rendered redundant.
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.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Sunday appealed to fellow lawmakers to scrap at least for next year some P68 billion in funding for “skeleton projects,” local multi-purpose buildings that are tinged with corruption.
A pattern of additions and subtractions in the proposed 2021 budget belies some House members’ claims that they had no hand in infrastructure allocations for districts, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
The Supreme Court may have outlawed the pork barrel system seven years ago, but it is being routinely circumvented, Sen. Panfilo Lacson lamented Sunday.
It was a joke that some stressed-out colleagues may have taken seriously.
At least two key agricultural programs now serve as mute witnesses to the bad effects of the Department of Budget and Management’s indiscriminate “For Later Release” tagging.
A wastage of funds. This was how Sen. Panfilo Lacson described Friday night the “pattern of delays” in the National Irrigation Administration’s implementation of irrigation contracts.
The Senate has increased the budget of the Department of National Defense for 2021, Senate defense committee chairman Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
The government’s national broadband program has the potential to be a game-changer as far as the government and private telcos providing internet services are concerned, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
The Senate and the House of Representatives have augmented the budget of the Department of Information and Communications Technology’s national broadband program, but it is still not enough.
What are right-of-way (ROW) costs doing embedded in several infrastructure projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways for 2021?
Sen. Panfilo Lacson bared early Thursday overlapping and double appropriations in several infrastructure projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways for 2021.
Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar is not corrupt as there is no proof of him engaging in corruption, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said early Thursday.