Conclusion of the 2024 Budget Plenary Debates

At exactly 5:00 am, November 21, the Senate has finally finished the 2024 budget plenary debates!
As we conclude this crucial phase of the legislative process, I stand firm in my commitment to prioritize the needs of the most vulnerable and marginalized sectors of our society.
I am confident that the 2024 budget will reflect the aspirations and needs of our people, paving the way for a more equitable and sustainable future for all Filipinos.
I congratulate my colleagues for working for the past weeks to ensure the proposed national budget is passed on time.
Here are some snippets from today’s Plenary debates.