2 weeks SAP inclusion in Bayanihan 2 divides House MB
Leaders of the House of Representatives are divided over the proposed inclusion of funding allocation for the cash subsidies for low-income households in the proposed P4.506-trillion national budget for 2021. MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO Negros Oriental 2nd District Rep. Manuel Sagarbarria and Surigao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Robert Ace Barbers said they will push for a Social Amelioration Provision (SAP) funding provision in the next year’s national appropriations. “SAP should continue and be included in the proposed national budget, but it must be in-kind, like giving rice to poor families,” Sagarbarria, chairman of the House Special Committee on ... more