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On the Bicameral Report on the 2020 Budget


Bad habits are indeed hard to break.

One reason why I did not attend the signing of the bicam report: Last night after our session, my office received from the House of Representatives through the Senate Legislative Budget Research and Monitoring Office (LBRMO) one USB drive containing two files, the β€œSource” File and the β€œList” File.

Our preliminary scrutiny of the last-minute insertions made by the House would indicate that the Source File is the list of 1,253 budget items worth P83.219B that was apparently used as the congressmen’s β€˜source’ of their β€˜list’ of 742 projects worth P16.345B that were inserted in the bicam report that was signed by both panels this morning.

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