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House Approp Chair Ungab thanks colleagues for approval of budget bill
20-September-2019, 09:14:18 PM

The House of Representatives on Friday has approved the proposed P4.1 trillion national budget for 2020 on its second and final readings, with House Appropriations Chairman and Davao City Third District Rep. Isidro Ungab thanking his colleagues for their significant support and remarkable dedication in conducting marathon hearings and their outstanding participation in the sessions devoted to the General Appropriations Bill, which resulted in finishing the discussions and deliberations thereof on time.... Read More


House approves pork-free, insertion-free 2020 budget bill in record time
20-September-2019, 09:12:06 PM

The House of Representatives approved today, Friday, September 20, on Second and Third Readings, House Bill No. (HB) 4228, or the 2020 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), which provides for the P4.1-trillion national budget for fiscal year 2020. Its swift passage was accomplished in response to President Rodrigo Duterte’s certification of HB 4228 as urgent, thereby allowing its Second and Third Readings on the same day. On record, there were 257 Affirmatives, 6 Negatives, and 0 Abstentions. ... Read More