By TJ Burgonio
Exuberant over congressional approval of two bills despite fierce opposition from some sectors, President Aquino on Wednesday called the General Appropriations Act of 2013 an “empowerment budget.”
By Matikas Santos
The Senate on Wednesday evening passed on third and final reading the P2-trillion budget for 2013, and President Aquino, according to Senator Franklin Drilon, is expected to sign it before Christmas.
The Cebu City Council’s budget committee began its review of the proposed 2013 budget amounting to P6.7 billion along with a proposed supplemental budget.
CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama promises the 2013 budget to be a “people’s budget” as public consultations start today.
By Karen Boncocan
The House committee on appropriations on Tuesday swiftly approved the proposed budget for 2013 of the Office of the President.