EXPLAINER: Radaza argues she didn’t have anything to do with P25M pork barrel allotted to Girl Scouts Cebu and she signed checks for  P15M  ‘in good faith.’  Sandiganbayan disagrees. Here’s why.

KEY POINTS. [1] Rep. Paz Radaza was found guilty by the Sandiganbayan even though, she argued, she had nothing to do with securing and receiving the funds from the 2002 PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) or pork barrel or getting any of it after it was disbursed by the Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) […]

EXPLAINER: Tining Martinez convicted, to appeal, ‘will stay committed’ to voters. How Sandiganbayan sees the 2007 deal on P20M ‘pork.’

KEY POINTS: [1] The Sandiganbayan has convicted Cebu Provincial Board Member Celestino “Tining” Martinez III and three others for violation of the Anti-Graft and Practices Law allegedly committed 15 years ago.The case involved P20 million from the infamous “pork barrel,” which was intended to assist Bogo farmers, fisherfolk and “marginalized sector” under Department of Agriculture’s […]