The House of Representatives is preparing to sit in the bicameral conference committee to thresh out the clashing provisions of the 2015 proposed national appropriations bills passed by both the House and the Senate.
the proposal for higher tax exemptions for bonuses took a step closer to reality after the House Leadersship announced they will adopt the senate version of the proposed measure.
House majority Leader neptali Gonzales II said that according to House Speaker Sonny belmonte, the Lower House will adopt the senate version. ” according to the Speaker we will adopt the senate version.”
House Speaker Sonny belmonte jokes about running for president in the 2016 presidential elections.
belmonte was responding to reporters asking him about the liberal party’s consultations with allies on who will be the administration standard bearer in 2016. Continue reading
for House Minority lawmakers , a survey commissioner by the office of the ombudsman showing there are fewer people who offer bribes to government is an indictment of governnment’s anti-corruption program. Continue reading
House Speaker Sonny Belmonte confirms that a proposed 2014 supplemental national budget will fund projects affected by the termination of the disbursement acceleration program.
the house leaders said the proposed measure can be quickly tackled by the appropriations committee.
” mas mabilis na tren pero di railroad mas mabilis na pruseso because theres not much being done in appro comte they can cocnentrate on it. some of the dap projects compeleted di pa nababayaran thats among those included some abt to be compeleted nung nastop i think we should complete that has nothing to do with 2015 budget pagakatapos those sort of things being tackled there.” Continue reading
House Speaker Sonny Belmonte maintained that proposals to amend the economic provisions of the 1987 constitution and a joint reoslution to give president aquino additional authorization to contract power generating capacity remain priorities of the lower house. Continue reading
House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II has ordered a study on the case of Cebu City Congressman Rodrigo Abellanosa, who has been ordered dismissed by the Ombudsman for an offense during his time as local councilman. Continue reading
following its approval at the committee level, the freedom of information bill is being eyed for plenary deliberation at the lower house by 2015.
one of the authors, Akbayan rep. ibarra gutierrez also revealed there are differences between the versions of the house and the senate. Continue reading
a ranking official of the Liberal party dispels talks that senator grace poe is being considered to be the party standard bearer in the 2016 presidential elections.
this as The ruling party is looking to its allies so it can cobble together a national line up for the 2016 presidential elections. Continue reading