10 months Submission of proposed NEP to jumpstart budget deliberations in House panel MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza Expecting the Malacañang’s submission of its proposed 2020 P4.1 trillion national budget on August 20, the House Committee on Appropriations is set to jumpstart its budget deliberations on August 22. House of the Representatives (ALVIN KASIBAN/ MANILA BULLETIN/ FILE PHOTO) Davao City Rep.  Isidro Ungab, chairman of the influential House Committee on Appropriations, said the House deliberations on the 2020 national budget will jumpstart on August 22, two days after its submission. “The NEP (National Expenditure Program) will be submitted on August 20. August 21 is a holiday so on August 22, we will start our briefing/hearings,” he told the ... more