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Bicam approves 2014 budget

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After holding one hearing, the congressional bicameral conference committee on Tuesday approved the P2.264-trillion national budget for 2014 sans the “pork barrel” funds of 15 senators and Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bicam meets to reconcile conflicting provisions in 2014 budget

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The congressional bicameral conference committee met on Tuesday to reconcile the conflicting provisions in the proposed 2014 national budget.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bicam reconvenes to iron out ‘kinks’ in RH bill

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Senator Pia Cayetano (center) during the bicameral conference committee meeting on Reproductive Health bill held at the Century Seafood Restaurant in Manila on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Photo from the office of Sen. Pia Cayetano

The bicameral conference committee convened on Wednesday to iron out differences in the controversial Reproductive Health bill.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House, Senate OK sin tax bill

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Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile huddles with other senators and clarifies a point with BIR Secretary Kim Henares during a short break in the hearing of the repackaged sin tax bill in the Senate last Nov. 7, 2012. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The two chambers of Congress will ratify the reconciled version of the sin tax bill today after yesterday’s face-off between senators and representatives that centered on whether they would make good on their promise to dedicate the incremental revenue from tobacco and alcohol products to health-related government expenditures.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bicam committee on sin tax bill reconvenes

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The bicameral conference committee on the sin tax reform bill reconvened on Monday to further iron out conflicting provisions of the measure.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bicam approves AMLA amendments

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Amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) have been approved in the bicameral conference committee, House minority leader Danilo Suarez said on Wednesday.

Posted: June 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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