Former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Monday has dispelled allegations that the alleged post-bicameral realignment worth P95.1 billion made by House of Representatives in the proposed 2019 national budget was illegal.
Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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The post-ratification realignment of the proposed 2019 national budget was such a secret endeavor that leaders of the House of Representatives went to great lengths to ensure it would be kept under wraps until they're done.
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House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro on Sunday defended Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from accusations she was responsible for the delay in the passage of the 2019 budget.
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Fake news, fake transparency.
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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.
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Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo may be charged with falsification for signing the House of Representatives' version of the 2019 budget containing amendments that were made after ratification, Senator Panfilo Lacson warned on Wednesday.
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Saying no less than President Rodrigo Duterte has spoken on the matter, Sen. Panfilo Lacson urged the leadership of the House of Representatives Tuesday to do the right thing.
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House committee on appropriations chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. has no grudges against Senator Ping Lacson despite the latter’s strong statements accusing the House leaders of realigning funds in the 2019 budget.
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A significant drop in operational costs that may lower the cost of goods may be around the corner, thanks to a resolution spearheaded by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to stop charging weigh-bridge fees in the transport of goods…
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Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo denied Senator Panfilo Lacson’s claim that she allegedly “manipulated” the ratified bicameral committee report on the proposed P 3.757-trillion budget for 2019, Malacañang said on Tuesday.
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Malacañang said Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo denied the claim of Senator Panfilo Lacson that she realigned P25 million worth of projects under the Health Facilities Enhancement Program for her favored congressmen.
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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…
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Former Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez is reportedly interested in becoming the next Speaker of the House of Representatives this coming 18th Congress, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte disclosed.
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Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpoo has turned down the recent pronouncement of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) party about the possible return of Davao Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez as incoming Speaker of the…
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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…
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House Majority Floor Leader Fredenil Castro on Thursday said the proposed amendments in the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act will be presented for second and third reading approval preferably before the start of congressional break as all…
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Less than 48 hours after its approval, the House leadership has rescinded the passage of a measure seeking to re-impose the capital punishment for persons caught in possession of illegal drugs in parties and other social events.
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Senator Grace Poe has slammed the House of Representatives for adopting new rules that make it harder for the public to access lawmakers' Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN).
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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.
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Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Tuesday thanked the Senate for adopting the version of the House of Representatives of a bill strengthening the rights of senior citizens in the country.
Thanks to the intervention of Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, more than 2,000 families to be displaced by the ongoing cleanup of Manila Bay
Senator Panfilo Lacson said Friday the alleged P160-million "pork" allocation for Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and each member of the House of Representatives in the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019 was "too much and…
Majority Floor Leader Fredenil Castro (Capiz) has defended the House approval of a resolution that imposes stricter guidelines on public access to Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) of lawmakers.