The national government and the local government units may soon get an equal share in the national taxes once a bill seeking a 50-50 revenue sharing is enacted into law. Cavite Rep. Lani Mercado-Revilla is pushing for the passage of her House Bill 5400, which seeks to amend Sections 290 and 291 of Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991.
Rank-and-file employees of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) pushing for a substantial increase in their salaries called yesterday for the restoration of the P215.5 million slashed by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) in the poll body’s proposed budget for 2012.Continue reading …
Manila, Philippines – Employees of the Supreme Court (SC), Court of Appeals (CA), Sandiganbayan, Court of Tax Appeals (CTA), and various trial courts all over the country staged yesterday simultaneous protests against the proposed cut in the Judiciary’s 2012 budget from P20 billion to P15.6 billion. Also protested by wearing black T-shirts and polo shirts […]Continue reading …