Diokno dares Andaya to name exec in P75-B ‘pork’ kickback deals

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 05:25:23 +0000

Diokno dares Andaya to name exec in P75-B ‘pork’ kickback deals

Diokno dared Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. to name the government official who allegedly received kickbacks from contractors.

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Diokno: ‘Improper’ for Andaya to threaten President with lawsuit

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:41:53 +0000

Diokno: ‘Improper’ for Andaya to threaten President with lawsuit

Diokno said it was “improper” for a lawmaker “to threaten the President with a suit in the exercise of his power” on the budget.

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Diokno: Andaya claim on restoring P75B ‘pork’ ‘irresponsible’

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:26:30 +0000

Diokno: Andaya claim on P75B ‘pork’ ‘baseless, irresponsible’

Budget Secretary Diokno slammed as “baseless, irresponsible” the claim of Andaya that P75 billion “pork” in the 2019 GAA would be restored.

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Diokno welcomes House subpoena as ‘opportunity to clarify budget process’

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 02:34:55 +0000

BUDGET Secretary Benjamin Diokno welcomed the subpoena issued against him by the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations. “Given these facts and the misconceptions about the (budget) process, we take…READ

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Andaya-led House panel to subpoena Diokno

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 05:29:47 +0000

Andaya-led House panel to subpoena Diokno

The House committee on appropriations carried a motion to subpoena Budget Sec. Diokno after his snubbing of the inquiry into issues in the 2019 budget.

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Lacson urges Duterte to veto pork ‘insertions’ in 2019 budget

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 03:37:50 +0000

Lacson urges Duterte to veto pork ‘insertions’ in 2019 budget

Senator Panfilo Lacson dared President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the alleged “pork” inserted by lawmakers on the 2019 budget.

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Andaya relents, bicam to pass 2019 budget even without Diokno’s savings report

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 10:47:04 +0000

House appropriations panel chair Rolando Andaya Jr. on Monday said they would proceed with approving the 2019 spending bll.

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Sotto: ‘Compromise’ on budget possible with new House leadership

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 10:28:50 +0000

A “compromise” in the 2019 budget is still possible under the new leadership at the House of Representatives in July.

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Bicam ‘breakthrough:’ 2019 budget to be ratified by Friday – Legarda

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:08:01 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – The congressional bicameral conference committee agreed to  approve and ratify the 2019 national budget  by Friday.

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