2017 GAA - updates

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Lacson 'confused' about pork in 2017 budget – Nograles

Jan 05, 2017 - 4:27 PM

The chairman of the House committee on appropriations insists only specific line item projects identified by government agencies can be found in the approved 2017 budget

NO PORK? Representative Karlo Nograles bellies Senator Panfilo Lacson's claim that the 2017 budget is riddled with "pork-like" funds. File photos by Rappler

Duterte vetoes direct income spending by gov't agencies

Dec 28, 2016 - 11:34 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says the era of budget credibility has begun unlike in the past where the budget was vulnerable and open to abuse

Senators and Congressmen applaud as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signs Republic Act 10924 or the General Appropriations Act  for the fiscal year 2017 at the Rizal Hall in Malacañang on December 22. Photo by Ace Moradante/Presidential Photo

17th Congress bids 2016 goodbye with 2 laws passed

Dec 15, 2016 - 5:01 PM

UPDATED In 6 months Congress passes 2 laws: postponement of the barangay elections and the P3 35 trillion 2017 budget

ADJOURNED. The 17th Congress closes session for the year on December 14.

House ratifies proposed P3.35T budget for 2017

Dec 13, 2016 - 7:35 PM

Congressmen have wanted to allocate P8 5B for development projects in the ARMM but concede to senators wishes to give the amount to CHED instead

RATIFIED BUDGET. Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia presides during the session on December 13, when the House of Representatives ratified the proposed 2017 budget. Screengrab from the HReps website

6 bills passed on final reading as House adjourns session

Oct 19, 2016 - 8:14 PM

Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas commends his colleagues for a truly productive session The House of Representatives resumes session on November 7

SESSION ADJOURNED. The House of Representative adjourns session on October 19. Session resumes on November 7. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Senate adjourns session with 1 bill approved on final reading

Oct 19, 2016 - 6:26 PM

The Senate is set to resume on November 7 and is expected to focus on the passage of the 2017 budget and the emergency powers to solve the traffic crisis

House approves P3.35 trillion 2017 budget

Oct 19, 2016 - 6:14 PM

The Lower House restores the budget cuts made against state colleges and universities as well government hospitals

APPROVED. The House of Representatives approves the proposed budget for 2017 on October 19. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

2017 budget: House passes proposed P3.35T on 2nd reading

Oct 05, 2016 - 7:48 PM

Minority Leader Danilo Suarez is concerned how the proposed budget would be spent by the Duterte administration which is so focused on the war on drugs

PASSED ON 2ND READING. Lawmakers work for 9 hours to finish the plenary deliberations on the proposed 2017 budget on October 5. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

DOF looks to formalize PH's AIIB membership this year

Oct 03, 2016 - 7:30 PM

In its proposed P21 3 billion budget for 2017 the DOF sets aside funds for joining the AIIB and for having attachés to China and Japan to monitor trade

Proposed P3.35-trillion 2017 budget reaches House plenary

Sep 26, 2016 - 1:45 PM

The House of Representatives will hold plenary deliberations until October 7

BUDGET DEBATE. The House of Representatives holds the first plenary deliberation on the proposed 2017 budget on September 26. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Ombudsman questions DBM: Why not allow us to use savings?

Aug 25, 2016 - 9:30 PM

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno clarifies that the Office of the Ombudsman may use its savings but it is time bound

FISCAL AUTONOMY. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales sits beside House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas during the agency's budget briefing on August 25. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler