House OKs P1.3B infra funds for Capiz 1st district


The House of Representatives has allocated P1.3 billion for the first district of Capiz.

Rep. Emmanuel Billones Sr. hailed the fund allocation for next year.

Billones said the bulk of the budget will be allocated for infrastructure projects such as road concreting projects, bridge construction, bridge widening; flood control; barangay roads, farm to market roads, among others. (

The budget for school buildings will be in a different allocation, he added.

Billones said some of the delayed projects this year and last year due to lack of funds will push through in 2020.