Tag: Samuel Martires

#PINGterview: Mahiwagang ‘Addendum’ ng DPWH sa 2021 Budget

In an interview on DWIZ, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
* DPWH’s ‘addendum’ in the 2021 budget
* Ombudsman Martires’ policies on SALN, lifestyle check

QUOTES and NOTES:
Continue reading “#PINGterview: Mahiwagang ‘Addendum’ ng DPWH sa 2021 Budget”

Lacson: Time for Ombudsman to Step into β€˜Pork’ Insertion Mess

photo1206-002

With exposes on β€œpork” in the proposed P3.7-trillion budget for 2019 now coming out left and right, it may be time for new Ombudsman Samuel Martires to step into the picture.

Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said this Tuesday as he thanked an unlikely ally for revealing that a single contractor hogged no less 30 flood control projects worth billions of pesos.

Lacson said both the House of Representatives and the Office of the Ombudsman can conduct their own probes into the revelations.

β€œExpose pa more! A single contractor bagging 30 flood control projects worth billions of pesos calls for a congressional inquiry/Ombudsman investigation. Thank God I found an unlikely β€˜ally’ in Cong. Andaya,” Lacson said in a post on his Twitter account.

Related:Β Ping: Ombudsman Puwede Nang Imbestigahan ang ‘Pork’ Insertions
Continue reading “Lacson: Time for Ombudsman to Step into β€˜Pork’ Insertion Mess”