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× Last-minute insertions in 2020 budget not ‘pork’ – Angara, Romualdez

MANILA, Philippines --- Senate finance chair Sonny Angara and House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez have brushed aside Sen. Panfilo Lacson's claim that the House made last-minute "corruption-driven" insertions in the proposed P4.1 trillion national budget for 2020.

In an interview after Wednesday's bicameral conference panel approval of the report on the 2020 General Appropriations Bill (GAB),…

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