Saturday, January 28, 2012

Quirino provincial gov’t braces for IRA cut

by Thelma C. Bicarme

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Jan. 28 (PIA) -- Governor Junie E. Cua said the province has to tighten its belt as a result of the P23 million decrease in the province’s Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA), from P483 million in 2011 to P460 million this year.
Cua said the provincial government has to lessen its maintenance and operating expenses without sacrificing the employees’ benefits and salaries and the priority projects for the barangays.

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