Tag: House of Representatives

#PingSays: Senators’ unity vs pork, ‘M-I-A’ mayors, Bato in politics | Sept. 19, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– pork in the 2019 budget
– fate of ‘missing-in-action’ mayors in Ompong-hit areas
– Bato dela Rosa’s prospective entry into politics

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Interview on DZRH | Sept. 18, 2018

In an interview on DZRH, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– traces of pork in the 2019 budget
– vicious cycle of the pork barrel system
– ‘improvements’ in the DPWH’s procedures due to anti-pork efforts

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Interview on DZMM | Aug. 17, 2018

In an interview on DZMM, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Possible pork in the 2019 budget
– SB 1898, transferring police recruits’ training to PNP

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer:ย โ€œIf you think pork has left, no it hasnโ€™t left,โ€ย said the senator, who renounced pork years ago. Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]”

Interview at the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum | Aug. 16, 2018

At the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– ‘Hybrid’ budget
– National ID
– President Duterte’s reported thinking of stepping down
– Addressing the problems at BOC
– Pork barrel system
– PDEA’s need to refocus anti-drug strategy
– Sen. Tito Sotto as Senate President
– Political scene 2022

* video courtesy Inquirer.net Facebook page

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#PingSays: On the 2019 budget impasse, and President Duterte’s reported thoughts of ‘stepping down’| Aug. 15, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– the 2019 budget impasse
– President Duterte’s reported thoughts about stepping down or resigning

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#PingTweets: On the 2019 national budget standoff

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#PingTweets: On some House members’ conflicting claims and actions

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#PingTweets: On attempts to sugarcoat pork in the House

Related: Guarding against pork in the 2019 budget

๐Ÿ“ฐ Back to โ€˜happy pork barrel daysโ€™ if proposed P3.757-T GAA not checked โ€” Lacson [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin:ย โ€˜โ€™If not checked, we will be back to the happy โ€˜pork barrelโ€™ days of legislators in spite of the Supreme Court ruling outlawing the same,โ€™โ€™ Lacson said.ย  Continue reading “๐Ÿ“ฐ Back to โ€˜happy pork barrel daysโ€™ if proposed P3.757-T GAA not checked โ€” Lacson [Manila Bulletin]”