3 weeks Velasco’s first order of business: Lower House revokes 2nd reading approval of proposed GAA MB
To undo what the Cayetano administration did was the first order of business under the leadership of newly-installed Speaker Lord Allan Velasco. Speaker Lord Allan Velasco (FACEBOOK / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Right at the start of the four-day special session Tuesday, the Lower House revoked the second reading approval of the proposed 2021 General Appropriations Act to reactivate plenary debates on the budget bill. The new leadership also moved for the election of Davao City Rep. Paulo Duterte as chairman of the powerful Committee on Accounts.  Duterte, son of President Duterte, replaced Tagaytay City Rep. Abraham “Bambol” ... more