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NOGRALES TO NFA CHIEF ON RISING RICE PRICES: STEP UP OR STEP DOWN

House Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles challenged the present leadership of the National Food Authority (NFA) to act on rising rice prices and the shortage of NFA rice in the market after inspecting the supplies of the grain staple and speaking to rice retailers in Cagayan de Oro. “The NFA administrator is […]

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‘WIN-WIN’ SOLUTION STILL POSSIBLE IN BUDGET IMPASSE – NOGRALES

Despite pronouncements by government economic managers that they would continue to push for the adoption of cash-based budgeting, House Appropriations Chair Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles on Wednesday remained hopeful that a “win-win” outcome was still possible in the ongoing impasse over the 2019 budget.  In an interview on ANC’s Headstart, the legislator from Davao reiterated […]

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NOGRALES: PRESIDENT DUTERTE IS COMMITTED TO PEACE AND PROGRESS FOR ‘PROBINSYANOS’

From “mission impossible” to “mission accomplished.” This is how House Appropriations Chairperson Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles sums up the successful passing by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) and the National ID Law which will be presented at a ceremonial signing ceremony in Malacañang today. “These measures had […]

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PROBINSYANOS SHOULD WATCH, GIVE INPUT ON BUDGET DELIBERATIONS – NOGRALES

The power of the purse belongs to the people, through their representatives in Congress, so their participation and input should be welcomed and encouraged. This is the message of House Appropriations Chairperson Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles, who on Monday invited the public—especially those living in the provinces—to follow the budget deliberations in Congress and give […]

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HEARINGS FOR P3.7 TRILLION BUDGET TO BEGIN ON SCHEDULE – NOGRALES

The House of Representatives’ (HOR) deliberations on the proposed 2019 national budget will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, July 31, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles said on Sunday as he stressed that the new House leadership recognized the importance of the immediate passage of the General Appropriations Act (GAA). “The lifeblood […]

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BUDGET HEARINGS TO GO FULL SWING ON JULY 31 – NOGRALES

House Appropriations Committee Chairman, Davao City Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles expressed confidence that the deliberations for the 2019 national budget would continue smoothly despite the ongoing transition in the House leadership. According to Nograles, the transition team formed by newly-installed House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is working hard to ensure the smooth transfer of leadership […]

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SONA SHOWED PRESIDENT DUTERTE A PRESIDENT FOR THE ‘PROBINSYANO’ – NOGRALES

A President who is from the provinces who cares about the “probinsyano.” This, according to House Appropriations Committee Chairperson Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles, was what was emphasized by President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA). In separate radio interviews on Tuesday, the legislator from Davao said that it was clear from the […]

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SONA TO SHOW THE PRESIDENT DUTERTE HAS DELIVERED FOR THE ‘PROBINSYANO’ – NOGRALES

A President who has delivered on his promises for the people, especially the “probinsyano.” This, according to House Appropriations Committee Chairperson Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles, is his take on President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA) today. “Whereas in the past State of the Nation Addresses of President Duterte were outlines of […]

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NOGRALES URGES SENATE TO APPROVE DENGVAXIA AID FUND

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles on Sunday urged the Senate to act on approving its version of the proposed 1.16 billion-peso Supplemental Budget meant to provide medical aid for victims of the controversial anti-dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia. This as the third regular session of the 17th Congress is set to begin today […]

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PACMAN WIN AN INSPIRATION FOR FILIPINOS EVERYWHERE, ESPECIALLY PROBINSYANOS – NOGRALES

House Appropriations Committee Chair and Davao 1st District Rep. Karlo Nograles joined the chorus of cheers for “fellow probinsyano” Sen. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, who knocked out Argentine Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round of their bout, Pacquiao’s 69th fight, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Nograles said he was proud of fellow Mindanao native Pacquiao––who turns 40 […]