Monday, October 22, 2007

Roxas urged to Palace to 'come clean' on P600-M unliquidated funds

The Arroyo administration should “come clean” on over P600 million in unliquidated and unaccounted funds last year amid the brouhaha over the source of cash gifts given to local government officials and congressmen in MalacaƱang, according to Senator Manuel Roxas II.

“The seeming cloak of secrecy raises suspicions of slush money being paid out in the guise of humanitarian spending. Until such things are explained, the public’s mistrust of the administration will remain,” Roxas said. (Inquirer)

Roxas on Palengke Tips and cheaper medicines

Senator Mar Roxas was a guest in the television program Sis last October 10, 2007 where they discussed market weighing tips, why he is popularly referred to as Mr. Palengke, the impact of Cheaper Medicines Bill to the poor, his small and micro enterprises accessible loans bill, among others.