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Legislators want one-time COA report on pork

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. (left) and Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr.: Congress is being flogged every day. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO and FILE PHOTO

House leaders have appealed to Commission on Audit (COA) Chair Grace Pulido-Tan to come out with a one-time, all-inclusive report on all of their members’ lump sum releases—both Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) fund endorsed by representatives—from 2010 to 2012.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Farmers cry foul over use of agri sector in pork scam

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FARMERS in San Manuel town in Pangasinan province continue to plant palay even as erratic weather has disrupted the rice cycle and triggered floods that occasionally destroy their crops and farmlands.  WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

An association of farmers has cried foul over what it described as a “shameless act of using the sector as direct beneficiaries of the anomalous” Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

People’s initiative vs pork pushed

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Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Bayan Muna is pursuing a people’s initiative to forever ban the pork barrel in all its mutations—from the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) to the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers dared to tell all on DAP

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Kabataan Rep. Terry Ridon on Monday urged his peers to come clean and declare whether they received extra funds from President Aquino’s pork barrel, called the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), before, during and after the impeachment of then Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Solons got P5B in DAP during impeachment trial of Corona

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File photo of the impeachment trial of former Chief Justice Renato Corona at the Senate.The Aquino administration used P6.5 billion from the little-known Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) before, during and after the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona to bend Congress to its will, two members of the House of Representatives have told the Inquirer. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Aquino administration used P6.5 billion from the little-known Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) before, during and after the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona to bend Congress to its will, two members of the House of Representatives told the Inquirer.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Estrada admits getting P100M but denies knowing it was from DAP

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Sen. Jinggoy Estrada. FILE PHOTO

Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Thursday confirmed receiving P100 million in project allocations in March 2012 during the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona, but denied knowing that it came from the Aquino administration’s questioned Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P370M for 4 senators for ‘stimulus’–Palace

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The P370 million that went to Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Vicente Sotto III and Ramon Revilla Jr. in March 2012, at the height of the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona, was part of a stimulus fund of the Aquino administration, Malacañang said on Thursday.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

4 senators got P370M during Corona impeachment

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Sen.Vicente Sotto III, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. FILE PHOTOS

The Department of Budget and Management released a total of P370 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program to four senators—Jinggoy Estrada, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and Vicente Sotto III—in the middle of the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona in 2012.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

In the Know: The Disbursement Acceleration Program, or DAP

The controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is a mechanism designed by the Aquino administration in 2011 ostensibly to accelerate spending on projects and boost the country’s economic growth.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

SC ends arguments on Aquino’s DAP

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The oral arguments on the constitutionality of President Aquino’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) were concluded Tuesday at 4 p.m., with Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno ordering all the parties to submit their memoranda within 20 days, after which the case shall be considered submitted for resolution.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmaker says DAP beefed up ‘pork’

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Kabataan party-list Rep. Terry Ridon. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

A militant lawmaker has accused the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) of using P6.5 billion from Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) fund to augment the pork barrel funds of unidentified lawmakers three years ago.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DAP no longer exists, SolGen tells high court

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Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Aquino administration on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to dismiss petitions seeking to declare as unconstitutional the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)—a savings impounding mechanism purportedly created to pump prime the economy—saying the presidential pork barrel fund was being terminated.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Hearing on DAP resumes

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The Supreme Court resumes Tuesday the oral arguments on the President’s controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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