6 days Drilon scores DPWH for ‘lump-sum riddled’ 2021 budget proposal MB
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday scored the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) for having a lump sum-riddled proposed budget for next year, saying it most unusual that P345.25-billion in lump sum appropriations are lodged under the agency’s central office. Senator Franklin Drilon (Senate of the Philippines / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) “This is the first time that I see from the DPWH budget around P345-billion in lump sum appropriations. This is most unusual. This kind of budgeting does not augur well for our policy of transparency,” Drilon said during the Senate Finance Committee’s ... more