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Midnight shutdown creeps closer as US Congress debates budget

Midnight shutdown creeps closer as US Congress debates budget.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 9th, 2018

US gov’t in shutdown

WASHINGTON - The US government slid into its second shutdown in three weeks early Friday after a senator in President Donald Trump’s own Republican Party blocked a vote on a bipartisan budget deal before a midnight deadline. The upper chamber of Congress closed up shop late Thursday and reopened in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

US government in shutdown as Senate misses midnight funding deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US government slid into its second shutdown in three weeks early Friday after a senator in President Donald Trump’s own Republican Party blocked a vote on a bipartisan budget deal before a midnight deadline. The upper chamber of Congress closed up shop late Thursday and reopened in the dark of night for [...] The post US government in shutdown as Senate misses midnight funding deadline appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

‘TRUMP SHUTDOWN’ | Some US Embassy services, not all, stay open in budget winter

MANILA – President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to meet a midnight Friday deadline (mid-Saturday PH time) to pass a short-term bill to extend federal funding, forcing some government facilities to shutdown. On late Saturday, January 20, the US Embassy in Manila’s press attache Molly Koscina, announced: “All routine and emergency consular, Social […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 21st, 2018

Bicam expected to approve reconciled BBL bill Tuesday

The bicameral conference committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is set to resume on Tuesday its discussions on the measure and approve Congress' reconciled versions of the bills. Jointly presided by House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farias and Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, the bicameral panel is expected to end its debates on the disagreeing provisions of House Bill 6475 and Senate Bill 1717. The debates started on July 9 and suspended deliberations of the law's 18 articles past midnight last Friday, July 13. Farias earlier said they would immediately forward the reconciled BBL version to President Rodrigo Duterte for his consideration. If Duterte appro...Keep on reading: Bicam expected to approve reconciled BBL bill Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Duterte OKs P3.8-T cash-based budget for 2019

Published: 10:59 a.m., July 10, 2018 | Updated: 12:47 a.m., July 11, 2018 The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) will submit the proposed P3.757-trillion cash-based national budget for 2019 to Congress on July 23 to coincide with President Duterte's third State of the Nation Address. The proposed budget is slightly lower than this year's record P3.767 trillion. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno told the Inquirer on Tuesday that the President approved the proposed budget during Monday's Cabinet meeting, which lasted well past midnight. At a press briefing in Indang, Cavite province, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday said P1.185 trillion (31.5 percent) ...Keep on reading: Duterte OKs P3.8-T cash-based budget for 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

US spending deal clinched, could avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US congressional budget negotiators said Wednesday they had reached a deal on federal spending for the remainder of fiscal 2018, two days before a deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown. The $1.3 trillion spending bill was hailed by House Speaker Paul Ryan, Congress’s top Republican, as marking “the beginning of [...] The post US spending deal clinched, could avert government shutdown appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

US Senate leaders reach budget deal on eve of shutdown deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US Senate leaders said on Wednesday they had reached a bipartisan budget deal for 2018 and 2019—a move which, if approved by Congress, would avert a second government shutdown in just three weeks. The deal, months in the making, was seen as a major achievement for both the ruling Republicans and opposition Democrats [...] The post US Senate leaders reach budget deal on eve of shutdown deadline appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

Trump laments nice present of shutdown on inauguration anniversary

WASHINGTON, United States – US President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration on Saturday with his government in shutdown, lashing out at Democrats over the collapse of budget negotiations as lawmakers seek to thrash out a deal. When the clock struck midnight, federal services began to halt or ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

WASHINGTON --- The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction. Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth government shutdown in a quarter century. Behind the scenes, however, leading Republicans and Democrats were trying to work out a compromise to avert a lengthy shutdown. Congress scheduled an unusual Saturday session to begin considering a three-week version of the short-term spending measure -- a...Keep on reading: US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

Congress eyes temporary budget as U.S. shutdown deadline looms

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US lawmakers will resort to passing a short-term federal spending deal next week to avoid an embarrassing government shutdown, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday, January 12, as prospects for a long-term 2018 agreement dimmed. A move to extend temporary funding beyond the January 19 deadline would ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

U.S. Congress approves funding stopgap averting gov t shutdown

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The US Congress, facing an end-of-week deadline, passed a funding stopgap measure Thursday, December 7, that averts a government shutdown and provides lawmakers and President Donald Trump with breathing room to strike a 2018 budget deal. The Senate easily passed the bipartisan measure that funds government ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

Congress moves to avoid US government shutdown, talks resume Friday

The US Congress on Thursday moved rapidly to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and other controversial issues for later this month. Source link link: Congress moves to avoid US government shutdown, talks resume Friday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

Duterte on his successor, MMDA driver-only car ban, Jordan Clarkson | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says he will step down if a leader ‘like’ Senator Chiz Escudero or former senator Bongbong Marcos could assume the presidency. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says Congress has the prerogative to reject a cash-based budgeting system but this will not stop the Budget Department from implementing it. Senate leaders ‘strongly urge’ the MMDA ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News12 hr. 9 min. ago

Congress wants to increase deficit level in 2019 nat l budget-Diokno

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno talks about the 2019 national budget, federalism and government disbursement during the Meet Inquirer Multimedia Forum at the Inquirer headquarters in Makati City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Don’t forget dengvaxia victims

HOUSE Appropriations Chairman and Davao City Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles appealed to the Senate to expedite approval of a P1.161 billion supplemental budget for Dengvaxia victims, after the House of Representatives approved the measure before Congress adjourned last June. “Ang panawagan ko lang po, before mag-recess ang Congress sa….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Cash-based budget, Kyle Viray, Dingdong Dantes | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says he will wait for a 'friendlier' Congress to pass the measure that would reform the Philippine budget system. Kyle Viray , the University of Santo Tomas student tagged in the beating confession that went viral online is ‘excluded’ from the university after a new complaint of physical ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

& apos;Congress to suffer with reenacted budget& apos; - Philippine Star

'Congress to suffer with reenacted budget' - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

‘Congress to suffer with reenacted budget’

Administration and opposition lawmakers are getting mixed signals from the budget program for 2019 submitted by President Duterte’s economic managers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

DBM to wait for a friendlier Congress to pass cash-based budget

MANILA, Philippines – Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Monday, August 13, said they will wait for a "friendlier" Congress to pass the measure that would reform the Philippine budget system. In a chance interview, Diokno said "it boggles him" that lawmakers withdrew their support for a cash-based budgeting system. "I don't ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

DBM ready for reenacted budget if Congress rejects 2019 proposal - Rappler

DBM ready for reenacted budget if Congress rejects 2019 proposal - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018