House appropriations committee - updates

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House panel approves P1.16-B special fund for Dengvaxia recipients

May 22, 2018 - 12:40 PM

The Department of Health assures parents and lawmakers that the budget will cover all illnesses which vaccinated children may develop

APPROVED. House appropriations committee chairperson Karlo Nograles (middle) declares the approval of the Dengvaxia supplemental budget on May 22, 2018. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

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Aug 11, 2017 - 12:00 PM

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House committee approves P2-billion increase in 2018 judiciary budget

Aug 07, 2017 - 9:41 PM

But the proposed budget for the anti graft court Sandiganbayan is P103 million less than its allocation for the current year

JUDICIARY. Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje Tang attends the budget hearing of the judiciary on August 7, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

House staff linked to fake SARO transferred to another dep't

Dec 03, 2013 - 7:44 PM

As a precautionary thing the Speaker has moved Jose Badong from the House appropriations committee to the Office of the Secretary General

NO PROBE YET. Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr says Cagayan Rep Baby Aline Vargas-Alfonso called him on Friday, November 29, 2013 to explain her alleged involvement in the fake SARO case. Photo by Rappler

Source of fake SARO? House has 2 versions of the story

Dec 02, 2013 - 7:09 PM

UPDATED Cagayan Rep Baby Aline Alfonso says it was from a staff of the appropriations committee; the Speaker says it s from Zamboanga City Rep Lilia Nuño s staff