Drilon: Duterte’s veto on budget based on legal, constitutional grounds

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:26:06 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte’s line item veto in the 2019 national budget was based on legal and constitutional grounds and not because…

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Duterte signs budget, vetoes House changes

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:24:32 +0000

Duterte signs budget, vetoes House changes

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte signed the long-delayed, P3.8-trillion national budget for 2019 on Monday, but vetoed P95.3 billion in public works projects that were not among his priorities.

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Sotto to seek Duterte’s veto of entire 2019 budget bill if…

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 11:30:19 +0000

Sotto to seek Duterte's veto of entire 2019 budget bill if...

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Vicente  Sotto III is ready to ask President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the entire 2019 General Appropriations BIll (GAB) if indeed the Senate also made realignments even after it was ratified by Congress.

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Sotto slams House anew over budget adjustments: ‘Palusot lang ‘yan’

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:21:29 +0000

Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday slammed the lower chamber anew following Rolando Andaya Jr.’s claims that the budget realignments were authorized.

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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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Senate-realigned P11B infra fund to hurt ‘Build, Build, Build’ — Marcoleta

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:00:10 +0000

The Senate has realigned some P11-billion worth of road right of way projects from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) which would hurt the Duterte administration’s massive “Build, build, build” infrastructure program, Senior Deputy Majority Leader Rodante Marcoleta bared on Wednesday.

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Andaya on 2019 national budget: House’s mission accomplished

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:43:57 +0000

Andaya on 2019 national budget: House’s mission accomplished

MANILA, Philippines – The approval of the P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget is now in the hands of the Senate after the House of Representatives had finalized it, House appropriations panel chairperson Rolando Andaya Jr. said Monday.

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