Isidro Ungab - updates

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Briones to Duterte: Form economic team ASAP

May 19, 2016 - 5:45 PM

Former national treasurer Leonor Briones also calls on president elect Rodrigo Duterte to discuss the details of his economic agenda for further public scrutiny and dialogue

CANDIDATE WATCH. Former national treasurer and Social Watch lead convenor Leonor Briones asks how presidential bets will fund their programs. Photo by Social Watch

House approves bill increasing gov't pay

Dec 10, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The proposed measure aims to increase the base pay of public sector employees by 45 after 4 tranches

SSL 4. The measure is expected to be implemented by January 1, 2016.

Bicam OKs P3-T budget for 2016

Dec 09, 2015 - 4:15 PM

Congress leaders expect President Benigno Aquino III to sign the proposed 2016 budget before Christmas

BIGGEST BUDGET. The proposed 3-Trillion national budget for 2016 is the largest budget proposal submitted to Congress.

Roxas on Ungab's rumored move to Duterte camp: I understand

Dec 07, 2015 - 8:54 PM

Liberal Party stalwart and Davao City lawmaker Isidro Ungab is reportedly jumping ship

House committees approve Bangsamoro tax, funding

May 26, 2015 - 10:04 PM

The proposed Bangsamoro parliament is expected to get P36 8 billion in its first year The bill moves to the House of Representatives plenary for approval

APPROVED. The House committee on ways and means discusses the proposed Bangsamoro basic law. Photo by Rappler

Senate approves P2.6T budget for 2015

Nov 26, 2014 - 7:36 PM

The budget bill now proceeds to the bicameral conference committee to reconcile the versions of the Senate and the House of Representatives

PASSED ON 3RD READING: Senator Francis Escudero meets own deadline to pass P2.6T budget for 2015. Senate file photo

Errata for 2015 budget 'only' P4.7B – Ungab

Oct 28, 2014 - 8:22 PM

Bayan Muna corrects itself about the supposed P423 billion inserted in the DILG budget but questions why special allocations for local governments are under the agency s budget

AMENDMENTS OR INSERTIONS. Proposed changes to the 2015 budget faces scrutiny. File photo by Rappler

DBM withdraws errata for 2015 budget

Oct 02, 2014 - 6:55 PM

Party list lawmakers have suspected that the errata submitted by the budget department could be midnight insertions in what they call an election budget

'Tinio breached Congress protocol, trust in impeach meeting'

Aug 12, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Lawmakers say ACT Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio recorded and released details of an August 4 executive session with the CHED chairman that was supposed to be off the record and confidential

A year of sin tax: More work ahead

Dec 21, 2013 - 10:41 PM

Even with an increase in excise taxes since the sin tax law was enacted the country s cigarette and tobacco prices are still among the lowest in the world

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

House, Senate bolster calamity budget

Dec 03, 2013 - 8:52 PM

The House approves the supplemental budget from P14 6 B unused PDAF while both chambers pass the bill extending the validity of the P12 B savings

CALAMITY FUND. The House of Representatives on Tuesday, December 3, approved the P14.6 supplemental budget. Photo by Rappler

Rival NGOs beat Napoles in House 'pork barrel'

Oct 19, 2013 - 4:42 PM

Napoles may be the poster queen of pork barrel, but she does not have a monopoly of the PDAF of House members

Tiangco: Palace trying to control funds of autonomous bodies

Oct 11, 2013 - 8:08 PM

The Navotas congressman says the Palace is being consistent in its attempts – it tried to do this with Supreme Court personnel budget before

NO RIGHT. UNA campaign manager Toby Tiangco says Sen Franklin Drilon has no right to tell him and UNA to concede. File photo

Scholars, patients? DepEd, DOH get least of realigned PDAF

Sep 11, 2013 - 7:35 PM

Congressmen agree to realign P25 billion PDAF to 6 agencies – with DPWH getting the biggest slice of the pie

House to realign PDAF to national agencies

Sep 10, 2013 - 6:45 PM

How to divide the P25 billion among which agencies – and what happens to congressmen s scholars and indigent patients – are details that have not been ironed out

Known fake NGOs kept getting funds from DA – Alcala

Sep 04, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Kabuhayan at Kalusugan Alay sa Masa Foundation – a fake NGO not linked to Napoles – got half a billion pesos from the agriculture department

CRACKDOWN. Agriculture chief Proceso Alcala identifies 7 NGOs his department will probe after they received pork barrel funds. Photo by Kathrino Resurreccion from Department of Agriculture website

P25-B lump sum PDAF to be removed, but…

Sep 02, 2013 - 2:40 PM

It remains unclear what would happen to the amount An earlier compromise – breaking it into line items in the budget – is now being reconsidered

Solons on new 'pork' scheme: Not good enough

Aug 23, 2013 - 5:42 PM

Some applaud President Aquino s move to overhaul the pork barrel system but others would not settle for anything less than full abolition

Davao City rep heads appropriations committee

Jul 23, 2013 - 6:50 PM

Davao City 3rd district representative Isidro Ungab is the new chairperson of the House Appropriations committee

Survey predicts Davao city polls

May 13, 2013 - 6:50 PM

Ateneo de Davao university conducts a city wide survey on who they will vote in the 2013 national and local elections

Historic sin tax bill awaits Aquino's OK

Dec 11, 2012 - 6:32 PM

The Senate and the House ratify the bicameral conference report on the bill that will increase taxes on cigarettes and alcohol products

Ungab, Isidro

Jan 01, 2012 - 8:00 AM