1 month Budget bill set for final reading before session break following Duterte certification Budget bill set for final reading before session break following Duterte certification
By Ben Rosario President Rodrigo Duterte Wednesday certified as urgent administration measure House Bill No. 4228 or the proposed 2020 General Appropriations Act, making it possible for the House of Representatives to pass the measure on final reading before the October 4 session break. House of the Representatives (ALVIN KASIBAN / MANILA BULLETIN / FILE PHOTO) This developed as Albay Rep. Joey Sarte-Salceda, senior vice chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, admitted that each House member were granted access to maximum P100 million in infrastructure and other so-called “soft” projects for their respective congressional districts. Minority Leader and Manila ... more