VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Para saan ba ang unprogrammed funds?

Nagpetisyon si Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman sa Supreme Court noong Enero 15 para ideklarang unconstitutional ang halos P450 bilyon na idinagdag ng Kongreso sa unprogrammed funds sa pambansang budget ngayong 2024.

Ano ba ang unprogrammed funds? Para saan ito at ano ang kahulugan nito para sa mga Filipino?

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ABS-CBN News, Headstart: Rep. Edcel Lagman on unprogrammed funds in 2024 budget, charter change | ANC, Jan. 4, 2024

Edcel Lagman official X account, PRESS STATEMENT OF REPS. LAGMAN, BORDADO, AND HATAMAN ON THE PETITION FOR CERTIORARI BEFORE THE SC REGARDING THE 2024 GAA UNPROGRAMMED APPROPRIATIONS, Jan. 16, 2024, Pimentel to question in SC P450B hike in 2024 budget’s unprogrammed funds  | INQToday, Jan. 3, 2024

Super Radyo DZBB 594khz, Umaga Na Balita Na, Dec. 18, 2023

Department of Budget and Management, Unprogrammed Appropriations, Accessed Jan. 15, 2024

Official Gazette of the Philippines, The Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, Accessed Jan. 15, 2024

RTVMalacañang, Ceremonial Signing of the General Appropriations Act of 2024 12/20/2023, Dec. 20, 2023

Department of Budget and Management, SUMMARY OF FISCAL YEAR 2024 NEW APPROPRIATIONS, Accessed Jan. 17, 2024

Senate of the Philippines, Budget Notes, Accessed Jan. 17, 2024


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