Bam Files “People’s Fund Bill”

In light of his earlier pronouncements regarding the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) and the need to give taxpayers greater control over public funds, Senator Bam Aquino has filed the People's Fund Bill. The People's Fund Bill creates mechanisms for an individual taxpayer to allocate five pe
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  Senator Bam Aquino lauds President Benigno Aquino III's statement calling for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), otherwise known as the "pork barrel," saying this is a necessary first-step to urgent reforms. "Tayo po ay natutuwa dahil pinakinggan ni PNoy ang hiling
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 Senator Bam Aquino, who earlier suspended the use of his office’s Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) “until charges are filed” against the perpetrators of the P10B “PDAF scam”, now calls for the abolition of the pork barrel through an innovative measure. He proposes, instead, for a “People’s F
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