NegOcc SP eyes 2-week hearing for 2021 budget


The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Negros Occidental is eyeing a two-week hearing for the proposed P4.4-billion budget for 2021.

SP Secretary Maki Angel Ascalon said the budget deliberation may start on November 11.

There will be marathon hearings but it will be spread out in two weeks, added Ascalon. (

SP member Rommel Debulgado of the 1st District will lead the budget hearings as chairman of the committee on budget and finance.

Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson submitted the proposed P4,471,695,065 budget to the SP two weeks ago.