‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, October 22), ‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/22/1962239/repeal-law-vs-offending-religious-feelings ‘Repeal law vs offending religious feelings’ Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – October 22, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — An independent opposition lawmaker has filed a bill at the House of Representatives that aims to … Continue reading

Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings | Philstar.com

Reference: Cabico, G. K. (2019, October 21).  Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1962070/lagman-seeks-repeal-archaic-crime-offending-religious-feelings Lagman seeks repeal of ‘archaic’ crime of offending religious feelings Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com) MANILA, Philippines — Rep. Edcel Lagman (Albay) has filed a bill seeking to decriminalize the act of … 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

Bong Go: Malasakit centers not partisan tool | The Philippine Star

Reference: [The Philippine Star]. (2019, August 24). Bong Go: Malasakit centers not partisan tool. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/24/1945929/bong-go-malasakit-centers-not-partisan-tool Bong Go: Malasakit centers not partisan tool (The Philippine Star) – August 24, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Bong Go has clarified the purpose of the Malasakit center, amid questions raised by … 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

Romualdez fetes 131 House allies, promises to work for ‘best Congress’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. (2019, July 18). Romualdez fetes 131 House allies, promises to work for ‘best Congress’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/300094/romualdez-fetes-131-house-allies-promises-to-work-for-best-congress-.html Romualdez fetes 131 House allies, promises to work for ‘best Congress’ posted July 18, 2019 at 01:50 am by Maricel Cruz Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Tuesday night feted the 131 … Continue reading

Let’s buckle down to work — Cayetano | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, July 17). Let’s buckle down to work. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/17/1935394/lets-buckle-down-work-cayetano Let’s buckle down to work Dellon Porcalla (philstar.com) – July 17, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Presumptive speaker Alan Peter Cayetano urged his colleagues in the 306-member House of Representatives to set aside politics when the 18th Congress … Continue reading

Lagman: Minority leader must be from opposition | Inquirer News

Yap, D. (2019, July 16). Lagman: Minority leader must be from opposition. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1142129/lagman-minority-leader-must-be-from-opposition Lagman: Minority leader must be from oppositionBy: DJ Yap – Reporter / @deejayapINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:20 AM July 16, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Will the next minority leader of the House of Representatives again … Continue reading

Speaker post up to solons to decide—Palace | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. & Cruz, M. V. (2019, July 16). Speaker post up to solons to decide—Palace. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299921/speaker-post-up-to-solons-to-decide-palace.html Speaker post up to solons to decide—Palace posted July 16, 2019 at 01:45 am by Nathaniel Mariano and Maricel V. Cruz Despite a term sharing deal brokered by President Rodrigo Duterte, … Continue reading

Alan: Choice for minority leader depends on rules to be adopted | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 16). Alan: Choice for minority leader depends on rules to be adopted. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-choice-minority-leader-depends-rules-be-adopted Alan: Choice for minority leader depends on rules to be adopted By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 16, 2019 WHILE recognizing the importance of having a genuine opposition, presumptive speaker Alan … Continue reading

Medical marijuana bill refiled at House | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. & Nonato, V. (2019, July 02). Medical marijuana bill refiled at House. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 02, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/medical-marijuana-bill-refiled-house Medical marijuana bill refiled at House BY Wendell Vigilia and Vince Nonato – July 02, 2019 THE bill seeking to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes was among the first measures filed at … Continue reading

Go ahead, impeach | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019. June 28). Go ahead, impeach. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/06/28/go-ahead-impeach/ Go ahead, impeach By Kristina Maralit – June 28, 2019 Make your move Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo takes the cudgels for President Rodrigo Duterte amid threats from his critics of a new impeachment complain … Continue reading

No more delays in budget passage — lawmaker | Philstar.com

Reference:Delon, P. (2019, May 21). No more delays in budget passage — lawmaker. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/21/1919665/no-more-delays-budget-passage-lawmaker No more delays in budget passage — lawmakerDelon Porcalla (philstar.com) – May 21, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — There should be no more delays in the passage of the national budget for next year in … Continue reading

GAB okay date fixed | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, April 04). GAB okay date fixed. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved April 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/04/04/gab-okay-date-fixed-1/ GAB okay date fixed By Hananeel Bordey – April 4, 2019 12:05 AM A date has been fixed for President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of the 2019 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), but Speaker Gloria … Continue reading

Micromanaging not GMA’s style | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, March 23). Micromanaging not GMA’s style. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 26, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/03/23/micromanaging-not-gmas-style/ Micromanaging not GMA’s style By Hananeel Bordey – March 23, 2019 12:05 AM Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is not into micromanaging the House process in the approval of the budget as she denied claims … Continue reading

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