3 weeks Activists ask House to recall approval of national budget, open period of amendments MB
Groups from different sectors on Tuesday trooped to the House of Representatives asking the legislative body to recall the approval on second reading and allow amendments to the proposed 2021 national budget. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) spokesperson Teddy Casiño said that House Bill No. 7727, or the General Appropriations Bill (GAB), should go through a period of amendments before approval on third reading. “The budgets of many agencies have yet to be tackled in plenary,” Casiño, a former Bayan Muna partylist representative, said. Over 300 signatories from the education and health sector, civil society organizations, ... more