The Committee on Higher Education (CHEd) has admitted that lawmakers received P14 million each from the P4.1 billion realigned pork barrel funds that the CHEd received in this year’s budget.
By Jerome Aning
Congress cannot repeal an anti-pork barrel law approved by the people through a people’s initiative, a lawyers group said on Tuesday.
By Jhoanna Marie Buenaobra
A group of activists launched the summer capital’s version of the “abolish pork” movement, aiming to gather signatures of the more than 150,000 voters here, as the city’s contribution to a people’s initiative for a law banning the pork barrel in the national budget.
By Christian V. Esguerra
What pork? Define pork. On the eve of a massive protest to be held at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday, Malacañang on Sunday maintained that the graft-ridden pork barrel had been scrapped.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
, Leila B. Salaverria
The different groups behind the people’s initiative campaign to wipe out the pork barrel tradition in Congress are aiming to get as many as 10 million autographs or nearly double the minimum threshold needed to make this proposal cemented into law.