The Lacson-Sotto tandem and some senatorial bets visited various areas in Laguna on Feb. 22, 2022. Their schedule included market tours in Sta. Cruz, Calamba and Biñan; a town-hall event at Santo Angel Sur; call on top provincial officials; and a tour of UPLB Biotech. With them were senatoriables Minguita Padilla, Guillermo Eleazar, Manny Piñol, Gringo Honasan and JV Ejercito.
From the Inquirer: According to Sen. Panfilo Lacson, one of the new manifestations of pork in the budget (is) where contractors shortchange taxpayers by using low-grade materials for infrastructure projects, while gifting agency officials and lawmakers with huge commissions in exchange for the contracts.