Retired military and uniformed personnel need not worry about alleged cuts in their pension this year as claims that the Senate slashed the budget for it are "fake news," Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson
The deadly shooting of a policeman along EDSA on Tuesday has prompted Sen. Panfilo Lacson to push for a shift in the public mindset on the possession and carrying of firearms outside residence.
Fake news, fake transparency.
With time running out, the House of Representatives leadership should pursue a sensible dialogue to end the impasse on the P3.757-trillion 2019 budget instead of using talking heads to muddle the issue and attack senators.
House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson passing the General Appropriations Act is different from ordinary legislation.
Deputy Majority Leader Rodante Marcoleta reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson that the House of Representatives has the exclusive power of the purse under the 1987 Constitution.
An official of the House of Representatives has reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson that only the Supreme Court (SC) can decide on the legality of every bill approved by Congress.
Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo could end up being arrested anew, this time for signing a "falsified" bicameral conference committee report on the P3.757-trillion 2019 budget, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson will join House appropriations committee chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. in denouncing supposed realignments by some senators in the 2019 budget - if Andaya has proof of it.
It just shows your true character.
Not only unlawful, but unconstitutional as well.
Exposing attempts by lawmakers to sneak "pork" into the budget is among the things that will help Sen. Panfilo Lacson sleep soundly at night.
The House of Representatives' schemes to keep pork in the national budget has reached a new low, with the House leadership under Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo tampering with the ratified bicameral committee report of the P3.757-trillion…
Pork threatens to be a big part of the 2019 budget once it is transmitted to Malacanang. That’s because the House of Representatives is waiting for several congressmen to “finalize” their individual insertions into the budget, Sen. Panfilo…
Drones may turn out to be quite a useful weapon against pork barrel funds, including those retained in the P3.7-trillion budget for 2019.
House Committee on Appropriations chair Rolando Andaya Jr. has defended former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from allegations made by Sen. Panfilo Lacson that she was able to corner P606-million worth of farm-to-market…
"Basically yes, the P160 million per House member plus the billion-peso insertions made by a number of their colleagues, and the P23-billion Department of Public Works and Highways insertions by a number of senators plus other insertions in…
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…
Vetoing the "pork" items from the P3.7-trillion budget for 2019 may further affirm President Rodrigo Duterte's touted strong political will, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
The more they talk, the more the so-called "talking heads" of House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo enlighten the public
Looks can indeed be deceiving.
Citing the spirit of transparency, Sen. Panfilo Lacson made public Tuesday the details of the institutional amendments he proposed in the P3.7-trillion national budget for 2019.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson pushed Monday for a P4.78-billion institutional amendment in the P3.7-trillion national budget for 2019, to mobilize an infantry division that will counter threats from groups like the Abu Sayyaf.