The special session called by Makati Mayor Abby Binay to pass the city's P18.17-billion budget for 2019 finally pushed through on January 30, but the appropriations ordinance still has yet to be passed.
Marie Alethea Casal-Uy
The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Makati still has yet to pass the city's 2019 executive budget after councilors allied with former mayor Junjun Binay snubbed the special session called by incumbent mayor Abby Binay on Tuesday.
Makati Councilor Maria Concepcion "Ichi" Yabut has slammed her fellow councilors who are allied with former mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay for refusing to pass the city's budget for 2019 due to politics.
The fight between siblings Abby and Junjun Binay continues to heat up as councilors allied with the former mayor blocked the passage of the 2019 executive budget, which would have funded the salary increase of more than 10,000 Makati City…
Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay accompanied newly-elected members of the Makati City Council in a legislative course workshop aimed at enhancing their legislative capabilities.