Rappler's latest stories on Rolando Andaya
The Camarines Sur congressman fails to unseat the son of his bitter rival LRay Villafuerte
Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman, leader of the opposition bloc in the House, joins the 3-member team tasked to end the budget deadlock with the Senate
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo clarifies the House has not yet withdrawn the enrolled version of the 2019 budget, contradicting her appointed negotiator San Juan City Representative Ronaldo Zamora
House appropriations chairperson Rolando Andaya Jr says both chambers only have until May to 'complete' their task on the 2019 budget
House committee on appropriations chair Rolando Andaya says if there are anomalous allocations under the 2019 budget as alleged by senators, President Rodrigo Duterte can always veto it
House committee on appropriations chairperson Rolando Andaya Jr says this is the same process that congressmen did, which senators are now questioning: 'I really don’t see the difference here'
The anti-graft court denies the appeal of Camarines Sur 1st District Representative Rolando Andaya Jr, who faces charges stemming from his term as budget secretary
‘Some other person, some other time, maybe in the next Congress,’ says Representative Rolando Andaya Jr about his previous threat to sue Benjamin Diokno over alleged public works scams
Andaya cannot answer for certain the exact breakdown of P4.5 billion worth of funds for health facilities, just that each district got their share
DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the congressman's accusation is 'absolutely false'
'Failure to comply with this order is subject to penalty under the law,' the subpoena signed by Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo warns Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno
The bicameral conference committee plans for both houses of Congress to ratify the 2019 budget by Friday, February 8, the last day of session
Senator Franklin Drilon says dredging projects by private contractors 'are the biggest sources of corruption, and the preferred insertions in the budget by legislators'
Camarines Sur 1st District Representative Rolando Andaya Jr is set to head the powerful committee on appropriations, which will continue the probe into alleged budget anomalies
Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro claims there is a 'gentlemen's understanding' between him and House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
On the eve of his court appearance, House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr told media the schedule of the arraignment was 'nice timing.' He again escapes arraignment because of a pending motion to quash.
But a DOTr official says the process was aboveboard, as they were the ones that sought the DBM’s help to be their procuring agent last year
The House approves the amended Road Board abolition bill on second reading
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says the alleged scheme made Sorsogon prone to construction projects that are either incomplete or easily damaged
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo previously said the reenacted budget will not affect the BOL as 'the budget for this was already included in the 2018 budget'
One major issue that the House and Senate majority leaders need to address is whether or not a bicam has to be convened for the Road Board abolition bill
The Palace supports the stance of Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno – that implementing the 4th tranche of the government pay hike without a Congress-approved 2019 budget would be unconstitutional
It is a class suit led by Andaya co-signed by employees from both the executive and legislative branches
(UPDATED) Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr says lawmakers are 'fed up' with the 'obstructionist ways' of Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
Camarines Sur 2nd District Representative Luis Raymund Villafuerte, Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr's political rival, is allegedly planning to oust the House leader
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says he is expecting 'full cooperation and full disclosure' from Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, his daughter, and his in-laws
‘It is not good to drag the Office of the Ombudsman into this feud between the Office of the Secretary of Budget and Management and the House of Representatives,’ says Ombudsman Samuel Martires
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says it will not be unconstitutional to implement the salary hike, as the reenacted 2018 budget has allocations for it
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr warns he would take DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno to court if the government fails to implement the salary hike by January 15
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno denies the 'imagined schemes' linked to him by House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr appeals to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and his in-laws to 'stop hiding the truth using technicalities and general denials'
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno denies having a favored contractor, saying project implementation is 'not part of his job'
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Some congressmen want the government to preventively suspend and issue a hold departure order against Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo
President Rodrigo Duterte cites the need to continue funding rehabilitation efforts for several regions affected by calamities last year
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr believes the statement of C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading's lawyer, but he says the owner will still be liable for the anomalous contracts
Aremar Construction uses at least 8 dummy contractors, including C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading, to bag government projects in Sorsogon, claims House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya claims there is a 'clear case of conflict of interest' as Aremar Construction's biggest stockholder and incorporator are in-laws of the budget chief
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya and Minority Leader Danilo Suarez are expected to grill DPWH officials on January 3 over the supposed questionable billions in pesos worth of funds under the 2018 and 2019 budgets
The owner of CT Leoncio Construction and several public works officials in Bicol Region are among those summoned to a House rules committee hearing on Thursday, January 3
(UPDATED) After hearing from President Rodrigo Duterte himself, the House promises to approve the Road Board's abolition 'without delay' – but they want a 'better' version
House Majority Leader Andaya Jr's list shows the requests of legislators and engineers approved by the graft-riddled Road Board, but the funds have not been released to them
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte may sign the bill into law even without House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's signature, says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
'So ano ba talaga 'yong basehan ng pagbigay ho natin ng pondo para sa flood control? May master plan tayo? Kamag-anak ba?' asks House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr in relation to the proposed projects for 2019
Senators are urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign into law the bill that would scrap the graft-ridden agency that oversees the funds from the road users' tax
Factions in Duterte’s own administration are squabbling over funds, and it seems, over appointments too
A Cabinet official, who resigned to run in the 2019 elections, is accused of inserting millions in flood mitigation projects for Bicol for the next fiscal year
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says he's 'particularly interested' in the P100 million worth of debts that the Department of Budget and Management owes suppliers and contractors this year
(UPDATED) House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno's denial is 'unbelievable'
DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno argues the P75 billion is aboveboard, as its addition to the DPWH funds in 2019 is part of the legal budgeting process