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Skeleton Infra Projects! First Day of Senate Floor Deliberations on the 2021 Budget

On the first day of floor deliberations on the P4.5-trillion 2021 budget bill, Sen. Lacson revealed several ‘skeleton projects‘ of the DPWH to illustrate “how acts of corruption are committed than by the misuse and abuse of public funds. Not anymore by the hundreds of thousands but by the millions of pesos wasted during implementation of the national budget.”

Sen. Lacson suggested that the funds for the skeleton projects, including at least P68B for multi-purpose buildings (MPBs) go to items that need funding more in the budget, such as the National Broadband Program. He also questioned the ‘FLR’ (For Later Release) practice of the DBM.

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Lacson to Palace: Sue Grafters Behind Double Appropriation of ‘Road to Nowhere’

Senator Panfilo M. Lacson today challenged MalacaΓ±ang to initiate legal proceedings against those who appropriated P200 million for a stretch of road between Paranaque City and the South Luzon Expressway, not once but twice.Β  Continue reading “Lacson to Palace: Sue Grafters Behind Double Appropriation of ‘Road to Nowhere’”