10 months Senators divided on matter of re-enacted budget for 2019 MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senators were divided on the suggestion of their leader, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, to recall their approval of the P3.757-trillion proposed 2019 national budget to end the impasse over the supposed “pork barrel” insertions. Members of the Senate and House of Representatives  (Mark Balmores / MANILA BULLETIN / FILE) Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, former Senate chief, supported his successor in opting to have re-enacted budget this year than to pursue debates with their counterpart House of Representatives in the bicameral committee regarding their respective realignments in the General Appropriations Bill. “I will have to support ... more