STATEMENT OF SEN. ANGARA AFTER THE SENATE RECEIVED THE COPY OF THE PROPOSED 2021 BUDGET DOCUMENTS
We will be thorough in our review for that has always been the Senate way. We will not sacrifice scrutiny for speed. And I say this with confidence that we will meet the deadline of a well-crafted budget ready for the President’s signature long before the year ends.
There is only one major macroeconomic assumption that underpins next year’s expenditures and that is COVID-19. It will dictate the thrust and content of the 2021 budget. It is through this prism that we will view the budget .