The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Iloilo unanimously approved during its regular session on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, Supplemental Budget (SB) No. 1 in the amount of P682,629,547.76.
The supplemental budget requested by Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. would pave the way for the implementation of the second tranche of the compensation adjustment of provincial government employees covering July to December 2017. It also covers the increase in salary rate of job hire employees from P376 to P430 per day.