How much is the Pork?
The answer? VERY MUCH!
- Millions of money under the discretion of one person in his district….
- Millions of Pesos not undergoing the normal budgetary process….
- Million amount of oney that is open for corruption because of the so called “discretionary” nature by one and only one person
In 2006, PDAF allocation bulge to
- ? 70,000.00 – for each Congressman / District Representative, and
- ?200,000.00 – for each Senator.
One of the group of people who flocked to Luneta to express their disappointment and frustration during the Million March to Luneta. They wan to scrap the Pork Barrel System and prosecute the corrupt. Some participants to the Million People March take a pose with the banners and have a picture taken.