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BF: No funds to pay 914 consultants, emergency workers
(Courtesy of PNA.gov.ph)
DAGUPAN CITY, May 24 (PNA) -- The city government has no funds to pay at least 900 consultants and technical workers under its payroll, mayor-elect Belen Fernandez said.
Fernandez said she already signed the payroll for the 69 technical consultants (TCs) and 845 emergency workers (EWs) for May 1 to 15 but she admitted that she does not know if the workers can be paid for May 16 to 31 and June.
The payroll for these workers eat up P6.9 million in monthly salaries alone.
P'sinan extends Espino's term
LINGAYEN- – -With 71 percent total votes canvassed as of press time, Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr. was proclaimedas the governor-elect of Pangasinan as he posted 809,165 votes against Mayor Hernani Braganza’s 280,967 earmarking an overwhelming difference of 528,198.
The governor, who is considered as a runaway winner, is serving his third term on July 1 along with Vice Governor Jose Ferdinand Calimlim, Jr. who was also proclaimed by the Commission on Elections this morning with other winning candidates that include Congressman Jesus “Boying” Celeste (1st district), Congressman Leopoldo Bataoil (2nd district), and Cong. Carmen Kimi Cojuangco (5th district), who was represented by former Congressman and NPC Chair Mark Cojuangco.
CONGRATULATIONS MAYOR ELECT
BELEN T. FERNANDEZ
Dagupeños elect first woman mayor
By: EVA VISPERAS (Courtesy of Phil. Star)
DAGUPAN CITY - This premier city in Pangasinan and Northern Luzon has a new mayor.
Vice Mayor Belen Fernandez garnered 43,839 votes, defeating Mayor Benjamin Lim with a margin of 4,140 votes. Lim was also a former congressman.
Fernandez made history by being the city’s first elected woman mayor.
Tandem wins in Bayambang
BY: JANICE D. HIDALGO
BAYAMBANG - Mayor Elect Ricardo Camacho who ran unopposed garnering 36,666 votes along with his running mate Mylvin Junio who is considered a runaway winner garnering a 26,441 votes against Junio’s challenger Gerry De Vera of Nacionalista Party with only 17,819 votes.
Both Camacho and Junio who ran under the Nationalist People’s Coalition and are on their third term along with the New sets of Sangguniang Bayan members were proclaimed winners of the 2013 Midterm Elections by the Municipal Board of Election Inspectors (MBEI).