2 weeks ‘What happened?’ Lacson on DPWH increased funding for local projects Inquirer
  MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday quizzed the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) over the high allocation for local projects, such as the nearly P70-billion funding for multi-purpose buildings and facilities. "What I noticed as a pattern---kaya tinanong ko kung may intervention from some legislators---in general, ang nakita naming lumobo, yung mga local projects. Yung malaking nabawas ay yung mga national projects," Lacson said during the hearing for the DPWH's proposed P666.47-billion budget for 2021. (...that is why I am asking if there was intervention from some legislators--in general, what we have seen is that ... more