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Budget preparation for 2017 starts – DBM

Jan 22, 2016 - 3:05 PM

The 2017 budget call requires agencies to prioritize funding for strategic local infrastructure projects such as roads bridges ports and airports

DBM cautions public against fake calls

Jul 19, 2015 - 5:01 PM

The budget department cautions the public against individuals pretending to be government officials asking for money in exchange for fund releases

DBM: Lacson’s DAP, lump sum claims ‘inaccurate’

Jul 14, 2015 - 6:38 PM

This comes after former Senator Panfilo Lacson alleges that lump sums amounting to at least P424 billion are still present in the 2015 budget

Imperial Manila? 'Conditional' budget hinders LGUs

Nov 25, 2014 - 9:46 AM

Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr says that instead of empowering LGUs ‘alternative’ but ‘restrictive and conditional’ sources of funds reduce their autonomy

LGU BUDGETING. Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. questions the Interior and Local Government Department's 'alternative' budget programs. October 2014 file photo from Senator Marcos' Facebook page

DILG to grant P2 B to CAR for anti-poverty projects

Apr 25, 2014 - 3:05 PM

The projects were identified through the Grassroots Participatory Budget Process GBPB

DILG to prioritize Yolanda areas for anti-poverty projects

Apr 11, 2014 - 11:07 PM

DILG is hoping local governments can draft clear plans for spending the money

Miriam wants 3 major funds out of Palace discretion

Oct 21, 2013 - 11:12 PM

Congress she says has the sole authority to allocate proceeds from the Malampaya PCSO and Pagcor operations

SolGen to SC: Lift TRO on pork barrel

Sep 24, 2013 - 6:09 PM

The government s chief lawyer says the anomalies in the use of the PDAF Malampaya fund and the President s Social Fund are political issues and should not be decided by the court

HANDS OFF, PLEASE. The Office of the Solicitor General asks the Supreme Court not to touch the PDAF and Malampaya fund issues, which are political rather than constitutional. File photo of the Supreme Court justices. Rappler file photo

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

Soon in PH: crowdsourced laws?

Jul 04, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Sen TG Guingona refiles his crowdsourcing bill allowing netizens to participate in the lawmaking process

MovePH launches #BudgetWatch site

Mar 25, 2013 - 12:52 AM

BudgetWatch offers a platform to the general public to understand and participate in the people’s budget