Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma is expected to present to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) a draft bill seeking to permanently scrap the presidential and congressional pork barrels through a people’s initiative.
By Matikas Santos
The Abolish Pork Movement has announced their plan to pass a law that would permanently prohibit all forms of lump sum discretionary funds, or pork barrel, in government through a People’s Initiative.
By Maila Ager
Senate President Franklin Drilon said there is no longer need to pass a law permanently banning the controversial “pork barrel” funds, citing a Supreme Court’s decision, declaring it unconstitutional.
By Leila B. Salaverria
After joining marches to protest pork barrel theft, “faceless” citizens should now level up and use the power of their pens to pass a law that will permanently ban the corruption-prone lump-sum fund from the national budget.
By Gil Cabacungan
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).