Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares summarizes what is wrong with the approved 2015 budget with the acronym PPP: wrong Policies, wrong Priorities, and huge Pork barrel.
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A whopping 68 percent of the Agriculture department’s budget for Yolanda victims were still unreleased, even as the Yolanda-affected areas remain largely unassisted.
“We should have an honest to goodness analysis of the national budget because we owe it to the Filipino people, who want the pork barrel system and lump sums abolished.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares
“We will have an election budget filled with lump sums and one that does not adequately address social development.” – Leonor Briones, former national treasurer
“They need pay hikes now, not in 2016.” – ACT Teachers Partylist Rep. Antonio Tinio