Negros Occidental SP OKs proposed 4.2 billion 2020 budget


The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental has unanimously approved on final reading the province’s P4,203,893,683 proposed 2020 budget.

“It was a smooth sailing passage of the 2020 budget,” said Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer.

Its approval came a week earlier than the original target of the first week of December. (

Some P3.7 billion of the budget was sourced from the Internal Revenue Allotment, P192 million from the income of the economic enterprise, while the rest is from the local income of the provincial government.

Ferrer said the provincial government is working on releasing extra bonuses this year.