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House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc

House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netSep 6th, 2017

House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc

House lawmakers dismayed over Mariano rejection mull bolting out of majority bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 6th, 2017

24 opposition lawmakers get zero infrastructure funding in 2018 budget

MANILA, Philippines – The era of zero pet project for opposition lawmakers has returned. Some 24 members of the House of Representatives, the majority of them from the opposition bloc, will not get any infrastructure projects for their districts or beneficiaries in the newly-signed budget for 2018. President Rodrigo Duterte signed the P3.767 trillion budget […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Makabayan bloc wants overhaul of 2019 proposed budget

Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc on Wednesday called for an overhaul of the proposed 2019 national budget, which they rejected over apparent cuts on funds for social services. "We reject the budget that was submitted by the President to this house," ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio said during a press briefing. "We call for an overhaul, and for an increase in the specific sectors and departments," he added. According to Tinio, their decision was based on cuts on government's budget for education, health, and housing. "We reject it because of the huge cuts in basic social services, sa education, health, housing, at iba pa, sa kawalan ng disenteng sweldo para sa k...Keep on reading: Makabayan bloc wants overhaul of 2019 proposed budget.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Budget spat puts in doubt Palace clout in House

OPPOSITION of the House of Representatives majority bloc to the P3.757-trillion proposed 2019 national budget caught Malacañang by surprise, at a time a newly installed leadership has just settled down in the chamber and with preparations for the May mid-term elections next year soon under way. The post Budget spat puts in doubt Palace clout in House appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

New budget system bucked

ALL members of the House of Representatives are against the cash-based system of budgeting and spending being pushed by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). This was according to Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. who said one of the concerns of the lawmakers is that the system could deprive….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Lawmakers Worry Over P3.757-T 2019 Cash-Based Budget

MANILA — Several lawmakers have expressed concern over the proposed PHP3.757-trillion cash-based budget for 2019, which contained “budget cuts” and is slightly lower than this year’s PHP3.767-trillion, House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya said on Wednesday. Emerging from an all-member caucus, Andaya said some lawmakers even suggested to return the budget to the Department of Budget […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

33 lawmakers denounce arrest warrants vs Liza Maza, 3 others

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 33 lawmakers signed a resolution expressing the “utmost concern” of the House of Representatives over the issuance of arrest warrants against former party-list representatives Liza Maza, Rafael Mariano, Satur Ocampo, and Teddy Casiño.  House Resolution 2064 was primarily filed on Thursday, August ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

UPDATE: House rejects proposed P3.7-T budget for 2019 over massive cuts

THE House of Representatives rejected the proposed P3.7 trillion budget for 2019, which introduces a system requiring government agencies to spend all of its obligated funding within the year or lose it. Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. of Camarines Sur made the announcement during a hastily called caucus on Wednesday as lawmakers raised concerns that [...] The post UPDATE: House rejects proposed P3.7-T budget for 2019 over massive cuts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Lawmakers question DBM’s shift to cash-based budget system

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. on Wednesday said the chamber would reach out to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) after several House members have questioned the agency's shift to a cash-based budget system for the proposed P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget. The House conducted an all-member caucus after many lawmakers have aired their concerns against the first-ever cash-based budget of the government, a shift from the previous obligation-based budget. The issue came out two weeks after the chamber began budget deliberations on July 31. "There's a proposal by DBM to shift from obligation-based budget to a cash-based budget so this is causing some confus...Keep on reading: Lawmakers question DBM’s shift to cash-based budget system.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Proposed cash-based budget for 2019 ‘confusing’ lawmakers

MANILA, Philippines – House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya said a good number of lawmakers are confused over the implications of the proposed P3.757-trillion budget for 2019, because it is the first time for the country to implement a cash-based budgeting system.  Andaya said he called for an all-members caucus ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Arroyo allies vow pork barrel won t return in 2019 budget

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers allied with Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo gave an assurance that unconstitutional pork barrel would not end up in the 2019 budget. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya and Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro both said on Wednesday, August 8, that the lower chamber would comply with the Supreme ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

It’s final: Danilo Suarez is House minority leader

A majority of the 292-member House of Representatives voted yesterday to retain Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez as leader of the minority bloc, finallly ending the squabble for the post......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Suarez remains minority leader, Duterte on Uson, Kris Aquino | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The House majority bloc retains Quezon Representative Danilo Suarez as minority leader. President Duterte does not think much about the controversy sparked by the lewd federalism jingle posted by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson. Government rice imports in June fail to bring down rice prices. A ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Danilo Suarez stays as House minority leader

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The majority bloc has spoken: Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez is still the House minority leader . House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya moved to recognize Suarez as the minority leader on Tuesday, August 7. Northern Samar 1st District Representative Raul Daza tried to object, but he ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2018

Plenary vote will most likely resolve House minority row

MANILA, Philippines – House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya said lawmakers will "most likely" resolve the ongoing battle for the minority leadership by putting it up to a vote at the plenary this week. Andaya spoke to reporters after 1-SAGIP Representative Rodante Marcoleta, who was acting as the majority floor leader ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

Alvarez-Fariñas bloc elects De Vera as minority leader

MANILA, Philippines – The bloc of ousted speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and former House majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas elected Arts, Business, and Science Professionals Representative Eugene de Vera as their minority leader. In a statement, Fariñas said their bloc – one of the 3 groups fighting over the minority leadership in the House ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Alvarez, Allies Join House Minority Bloc

Ousted speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and former majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas, along with a dozen allies, have aligned themselves with the House minority bloc under deputy minority leader and ABS Partylist Rep. Eugene De Vera. Fariñas bared on Tuesday that De Vera has accepted their application to the minority bloc. The issue on the composition of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2018

Alvarez-Fariñas bloc to be very helpful minority under Arroyo

MANILA, Philippines – Ilocos Norte 1st District Representative Rodolfo Fariñas said if the House majority bloc would recognize his group as the minority, they would be "helpful" for the legislative agenda of the administration.   Fariñas said this is because he was the majority leader before the ouster of his ally ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

‘No grudges’ for Fariñas after Arroyo takeover in House

MANILA, Philippines – After serving as House Majority Leader for two years, Rodolfo Fariñas said he does not feel betrayed after lawmakers staged a coup that ousted Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Pantaleon Alvarez as Speaker. “No grudges,” said Fariñas on Tuesday, July 31 when asked if ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Quimbo-led faction now largest minority bloc

The bloc led by Rep. Romero Quimbo (Marikina) is already the largest group among those vying to be recognized as the minority caucus in the House after two more lawmakers joined it. Source link link: Quimbo-led faction now largest minority bloc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018