Honor 15-21, Lord tells Alan | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Calayag, K. A. (2019, November 12). Honor 15-21, Lord tells Alan. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved November 12, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/11/12/honor-15-21-lord-tells-alan/ Honor 15-21, Lord tells Alan Published on November 12, 2019 12:05 AM By Keith A. Calayag House Committee on Energy chairman and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco yesterday expressed hope … Continue reading

Villar files insurance bill for farmers | The Manila Times

Reference: Jalea, G. (2019, October 14). Villar files insurance bill for farmers. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 15, 2019 from  https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/14/news/national/villar-files-insurance-bill-for-farmers/631433/ Villar files insurance bill for farmers By GLEE JALEA October 14, 2019 A House leader is seeking to provide a social safety net for farmers to protect them from extreme weather disturbances.

Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, September 21). Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/21/news/national/recto-seeks-creation-of-congress-police-unit/619471/ Recto seeks creation of Congress police unit By JAVIER J. ISMAEL September 21, 2019 SENATE President pro tempore Ralph Recto has filed Senate Bill (SB) 1051 to create a congressional police force … Continue reading

OP budget breezes past House panel | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Calayag, K. A. (2019, September 07). OP budget breezes past House panel. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved September 07, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/09/07/op-budget-breezes-past-house-panel/ OP budget breezes past House panel Published on September 7, 2019 12:05 AM By Keith A. Calayag It took less than 10 minutes for the House Appropriations Committee to … Continue reading

Mindoro solon under fire from beaten rival | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, September 02). Mindoro solon under fire from beaten rival. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/mindoro-solon-under-fire-beaten-rival Mindoro solon under fire from beaten rival By WENDELL VIGILIA September 02, 2019 A CONGRESSIONAL candidate who lost to Oriental Mindoro Rep. Salvador Leachon in the 2019 midterm elections has accused the lawmaker … Continue reading

House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, September 02). House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-withdraws-%E2%80%98premature%E2%80%99-2020-budget-bill-plenary House withdraws ‘premature’ 2020 budget bill from plenary By WENDELL VIGILIA September 02, 2019 THE House of Representatives has withdrawn the filing of the proposed P4.1 trillion proposed national budget in the … Continue reading

ROLL OF HOUSE MEMBERS (18th Congress)

Reference: Philippines, House of Representatives. (18th Congress). House Members. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from http://www.congress.gov.ph/members/ HOUSE MEMBERS 299 NOTE: Deceased ( 0), Resigned ( 0), Unseated ( 0), Appointed ( 0), Dropped ( 1)   18th CONGRESS 1. Abante, Bienvenido Jr. M. Manila, 6th District 2. Abaya, Francis Gerald Aguinaldo Cavite, 1st District 3. Abellanosa, … Continue reading

Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers | Philstar.com

Reference: Cigaral, I. N. (2019, August 23). Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/23/1945788/lagman-questions-pcso-funding-bong-go-backed-malasakit-centers Lagman questions PCSO funding for Bong Go-backed Malasakit Centers Ian Nicolas Cigaral (Philstar.com) – August 23, 2019 – 1:19pm MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Edcel Lagman (Albay, 1st District) on Friday questioned the … Continue reading

Senators want travel tax scrapped | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 22). Senators want travel tax scrapped. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senators-want-travel-tax-scrapped/604099/ Senators want travel tax scrapped By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 22, 2019 SENATORS Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, Emmanuel Pacquiao and Francis Pangilinan have filed their respective bills seeking to abolish the travel tax collected in … Continue reading

Plenaries won’t impede budget | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Calayag, K. A. (2019, August 22). Plenaries won’t impede budget. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 23, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/22/plenaries-wont-impede-budget/ Plenaries won’t impede budget By Keith A. Calayag – August 22, 2019 12:04 AM To speed up deliberations on the 2020 national budget and have it approved before the turn of … Continue reading

House leader wants PH to export marijuana for medicinal use | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, August 20). House leader wants PH to export marijuana for medicinal use. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-leader-wants-ph-export-marijuana-medicinal-use House leader wants PH to export marijuana for medicinal use By WENDELL VIGILIA August 20, 2019 THE Philippines can export medical cannabis by establishing a state agency that will oversee … Continue reading

Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress | The Manila Times

Reference: Ismael, J. J. (2019, August 17). Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/pacquiao-velasco-lead-pdp-laban-in-congress/601416/ Pacquiao, Velasco lead PDP-Laban in Congress By JAVIER J. ISMAEL August 17, 2019 THE ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) has designated Sen. Emmanuel Pacquiao to lead the party’s contingent in the … Continue reading

Cardema case ignites partylist reform push | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, August 14). Cardema case ignites partylist reform push. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/14/cardema-case-ignites-partylist-reform-push/ Cardema case ignites partylist reform push By Hananeel Bordey – August 14, 2019 12:05 AM Expressing dismay over what he called was the “exploitation” of the partylist system in the … Continue reading

House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P. A. V. (2019, August 13). House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1153203/house-panel-oks-bill-on-liquor-tax-hike House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:42 PM August 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The House ways and means … Continue reading

41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed | Philstar.com

Reference: Felipe, C. S. (2019, August 13). 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/13/1942980/41-senate-committee-chairmanships-distributed 41 Senate committee chairmanships distributed Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star) – August 13, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has completed distribution of 41 committee chairmanships for the 18th Congress with four senators … Continue reading

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