Tag: RROW

At a Glance: Issues Hounding the DPWH’s Sariaya, BLISTT Projects

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At the Senate hearing on the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways for 2019, Sen. Lacson pointed out the need to ensure safety measures in implementing major projects such as BLISTT. “It’s bad enough we lose money to corruption. It’s worse if we lose more to lack of planning and preparation, or simply put, incompetence.”

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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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At a Glance: Questions Raised by Sen. Lacson in the DPWH Budget for 2019

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Tens of billions of pesos in Filipino taxpayers’ money may have been lost due to the implementation of road projects without first settling issues such as right-of-way and slope protection.

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#PingSays: Tens of billions in taxpayers’ money lost to right-of-way mess, ‘food crisis’, bombings | Sept. 3, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– mulitbillion-peso wastage of taxpayers’ money due to RROW issues
– need for government to shift focus to the economy
– possible food crisis
– on Pagcor action on PH offshore gambling operations
– recent bombings

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At the Hearing on the Budget of the DPWH for 2019

At the Senate hearing on the budget of the DPWH for 2019, Sen. Lacson noted tens of billions of pesos in taxpayers’ money may have been wasted on road projects whose implementation was suspended due to right-of-way issues.

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Interview on DWIZ | Sept. 1, 2018

In an interview on DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– the Isulan bombing and Senate Bill 1956 (Anti-Terrorism Act of 2018)
– pork in the proposed 2019 national budget
– need for government to shift its attention to the economy
– President Duterte’s recent strong statements against possible abuses by China
– timetable of Senate relocation

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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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Dapat linawin muna ng DPWH kung sino ba ang umaangkin sa mga lupang dadaanan ng proyekto ng gobyerno.

“Sa sinubmit ng DPWH na list of claimants sa right-of-way projects, may nakita naman kami na ang mga claimants either Unknown or John Doe. May corresponding amounts doon, may P11 million, may hundreds of thousands. Ang tanong doon: Paano babayaran ng gobyerno si John Doe? Papaano babayaran ng gobyerno si Unknown?

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Naibalik na sa DPWH ang P50.78 bilyon ‘unnecessary’ funds na pinabaklas ni Sen. Lacson sa right-of-way projects. Pero ang tanong…

“Na-restore lahat yan. On top of that, nadagdagan pa ng P11 billion… Kani-kanino pong mga projects yan?”

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📰 Lacson questions budget raise given to DPWH next year [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: Senator Panfilo Lacson questioned on Tuesday the P11-billion raise given to the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) next year as approved in the bicameral conference committee.

Related: 🎥 ‘Kani-kanino pong mga projects yan?’ Questioning the added P11 billion in the DPWH’s budget for 2018 | Dec. 12, 2017

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