BICAM

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.

House Majority Leader Nepali Gonzales II says he will be joined in house’s contingent by appropriations committee chair isidro ungab,  and appropriations committee vice chairs JC rahman navam  rolando andaya, eric singson, dakila carlo cua, thelma almario, zenaida angping, miro quimbo, eland jesus madrone, magtanggol gunigundo and for the minority, carol jayne lopez and rodito albano.
the senate is expected to elect its own delegation to the bicameral conference committee.

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FAST TRACK

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.”

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PROPOSALS

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