2 weeks Senate may resume plenary resume early Nov. MB
The Senate may resume plenary session in early November, days or weeks before its scheduled Nov. 16 resumption in a bid to ensure that, in the coming 2021 fiscal year, the Duterte administration would not operate under a re-enacted 2020 national budget. Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III agreed with a suggestion of Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson that they should resume committee hearings and plenary sessions early next month. ‘’Approved without thinking,’’ Sotto said of the Lacson proposal. This would enable the Senate to accelerate its committee hearings and prepare for plenary sessions in anticipation of the expected approval ... more