6 days Realign P17-B from DOTr budget to aid PUV drivers – Poe Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- An estimated P17 billion in idle funds of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) should be realigned to support public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers whose source of income was affected by the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine, Senator Grace Poe said.   "By our estimate, there is about P17 billion worth of programs and projects in the 2020 DOTr budget that cannot be implemented due to the pandemic on top of those not yet sunk in the ground from 2019," Poe, chair of the Senate public services committee, said in a statement on Friday.   "We might as well ... more