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Senate Kicks off Budget Debate

Press Releases
16 November 2011

Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos, Jr., talks with his colleagues during the deliberations of the proposed National Budget. Marcos, chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government, has committed to exhort all efforts to have the 4.8% reduction in the IRA of the Local Government Units’ restored to avert a possible crisis that will see a shortage in the basic services expected from the local governments. Sen. Marcos has been receiving hundred of letters from our local government executives asking for the senator’s assistance on this specific issue.