General Appropriations Bill - updates

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What's the share of gov't offices in the 2018 P3.8-T national budget?

Dec 19, 2017 - 11:46 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The 2018 national budget indicates the priorities of the Duterte administration, with infrastructure, education, and the interior affairs sectors gaining the most

House approves P3.767-trillion 2018 budget on 2nd reading

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:48 PM

The House expects to pass the budget on 3rd and final reading by September 21

APPROVED BUDGET. Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday jubilantly pose and flash the famous clenched fist sign of President Rodrigo Duterte after the lawmakers approved on second reading House Bill 6215 or the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GAB). Photo from the House Press and Public Affairs Bureau

Lawmakers: NCCA's proposed 2017 budget too low

Sep 27, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Wala akong alam na departamento na binawasan ng ganitong kalaking halaga Buhay Representative Lito Atienza says of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts proposed budget

Congress divided on making bicam budget meetings public

Dec 06, 2013 - 12:14 PM

The House of Representatives is open to televising and livestreaming the bicam meetings on the 2014 budget Senate leaders seem divided on the matter

Slides and Ladders: Understand the budget process

Jul 20, 2013 - 9:32 AM

Know the formal steps in the budget process Beyond them learn about the informal ways of lobbying

SLIDES AND LADDERS: Working your way through the budget process

Drilon sponsors bill on P2-trillion 2013 budget

Nov 21, 2012 - 4:55 PM

The budget is 10 5 higher than the 2012 figure and will be spent mostly on social and economic services

House bill pushes transparency in bicam meetings

Oct 19, 2012 - 3:51 PM

The provisions of the bill include among others allowing the public the media and lawmakers who are not appointed members of the bicameral conference committee to attend bicameral meetings

House minority pushes for bigger budgets for congressmen

Sep 27, 2012 - 5:52 PM

Opposition proposes to carve the sum out of the P22 4 B proposed lumpsum allocation for the Priority Social and Economic Projects Fund