Sotto: Door is now open for possible ‘cure’ to budget impasse

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 03:59:09 +0000

Sotto: Door is now open for possible ‘cure’ to budget impasse

With the recall of the House of Representatives’ version of the 2019 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), the door is now open for a possible “cure” to the impasse.

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Pimentel affirms Senate’s position to maintain ratified budget bill

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 07:48:44 +0000

Pimentel affirms Senate's position to maintain ratified budget bill

Senator Koko Pimentel on Saturday said Senate was correct on maintaining ratified version of the 2019 national budget and it should not have been itemized after ratification.

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Andaya: Senate stand on budget will restore huge allocations of ex-House execs

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:20:01 +0000

Andaya: Senate stand on budget will restore huge allocations of ex-House execs

Senate’s decision to go back to lump-sum budgeting for the 2019 national budget would restore “huge” allocations of former House leaders.

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UN chief heads to Washington to plug peacekeeping budget hole

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:16:30 +0000

UN chief heads to Washington to plug peacekeeping budget hole

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres heads to Washington on Wednesday for talks on the UN peacekeeping budget.

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Lacson says his proposal to retain lump sum in budget ‘favorably’ endorsed by gov’t execs 

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 05:28:58 +0000

Lacson says his proposal to retain lump sum in budget 'favorably' endorsed by gov't execs 

The proposal to retain the lump sum appropriations in the proposed P3.8-trillion 2019 budget was “favorably” endorsed by the Executive department, Senator Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.

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Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for border wall

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 02:13:41 +0000

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 19, 2018 a Customs and Border Protection officer asks travelers for their visas as seen through barriers set by US authorities at San Ysidro port of Entry, at the US-Mexico border, in preparation for the arrival of a Central American migrants' caravan moving towards the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico - US authorities created a secret database of journalists and activists linked to a caravan of Central Americans who tried to enter the US last year from Mexico, NBC reported on March 6, 2019. In some cases authorities flagged their passports for alerts, the San Diego, California affiliate of NBC reported. It cited documents leaked to it by a source in the Department of Homeland Security who requested not to be named. (Photo by Guillermo Arias / AFP) trump

US President Donald Trump is seeking $8.6 billion in fresh funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border, likely triggering another fight with Congress.

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Gov’t to use reenacted budget if House insists on amendments, warns Lacson

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 07:03:17 +0000

Gov't to use reenacted budget if House insists on amendments, warns Lacson

The government will have no choice but to use the reenacted budget until August if the House of Representatives insists to push its amendments on the 2019 General Appropriations Act.

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