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Noy wants P45-B CCT budget for poll year By Charlie V. Manalo 06/17/2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Noy wants P45-B CCT budget for poll year

By Charlie V. Manalo 06/17/2012
A major item in the proposed P2-trillion budget for 2013, when the mid-term national elections will be held, is the P45-billion budget for the conditional cash transfer program (CCT) representing a P6 billion increase from this year and which a militant solon associated with the expected massive campaign spending prior to next year’s polls.

In a statement, Gabriela Rep. Emmie de Jesus said the proposed P45-billion budget for the government’s CCT or what is called as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) for 2013 as “a growing monster of deception in the face of 2013 electoral spending.”

From P19 billion in 2010, the budget for the CCT program was raised to P39 billion last year and by next year’s proposed budget the allocation will be raised to P45 billion despite criticisms that the program had not translated to reducing poverty in the country..... MORE

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