Road Board abolition - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Road Board abolition


Road Board abolition now up for Duterte’s signature

Jan 22, 2019 - 4:40 PM

Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri eyes the transmittal of the bill to President Rodrigo Duterte by early February

House OKs bill abolishing Road Board

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:58 PM

House Bill No. 7436 will not only abolish the Road Board – which has long been accused of corruption – but also transfer funds from the motor vehicle user's charge to the General Fund

PLENARY. The House of Representatives moves to abolish the Road Board on January 21, 2019. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Congress ends deadlock on Road Board abolition

Jan 16, 2019 - 5:05 PM

The House approves the amended Road Board abolition bill on second reading

COMPROMISE. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto, and Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri meet on January 15, 2019 to discuss the Road Board abolition. Photo from Zubiri

Zubiri urges Andaya to just reconvene bicam on Road Board abolition

Dec 22, 2018 - 6:30 PM

If the House agrees, the bicameral conference committee can be reconvened as early as January 14, when Congress resumes session

Finance committee chair Sen. Loren Legarda, together with Majority Leader Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri, scrutinize Metro Manila Development Authority’s (MMDA) proposed 2019 budget which was presented by MMDA Chair Danilo Lim in a hearing Thursday afternoon, Oct. 4, 2018. (Photo: Joseph Vidal/PRIB)

House caves in, vows to pass 'better' Road Board abolition bill

Dec 22, 2018 - 1:32 PM

(UPDATED) After hearing from President Rodrigo Duterte himself, the House promises to approve the Road Board's abolition 'without delay' – but they want a 'better' version

House majority leader Rolando Andaya at the House of Representatives on December, 11, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Arroyo signature in Road Board abolition bill 'ministerial' – Malacañang

Dec 21, 2018 - 1:43 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte may sign the bill into law even without House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's signature, says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo

ALLIES. Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo meets with President Rordrigo Duterte in Malacañang on October 9, 2018. File photo from Arroyo's office

House won’t abolish graft-ridden Road Board, says Andaya

Dec 18, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Senators are urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign into law the bill that would scrap the graft-ridden agency that oversees the funds from the road users' tax

NO ABOLITION. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says the plenary already withdraw its support to the bill abolishing the Road Board. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler