1 week Senators fear post-approval amendments, delay in budget Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Some senators on Wednesday raised fears that post-approval amendments could be made in the proposed 2021 national budget if the House of Representatives will not immediately submit to the Senate the printed copy of the measure. During Thursday's plenary session, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said he got information that the lower chamber supposedly plans to submit to the Senate a printed copy of the House-approved General Appropriations Bill (GAB) more than two weeks after it is expected to pass it on third reading. "I'm told by somebody from the House that they're only submitting [on] Nov. ... more