Speakership race divides administration coalition | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, June 27). Speakership race divides administration coalition. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/speakership-race-divides-administration-coalition Speakership race divides administration coalition By WENDELL VIGILIA – June 27, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte’s refusal to choose the speaker of the 18th Congress has caused a crack in the administration coalition at the House of Representatives. The … Continue reading

Suarez: Minority bloc will remove from post Eugene De Vera | Sun Star

Reference: Calayag. K. A. (2018, August 1). title of article. SunStar. Retrieved August 1, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1755791/Manila/Local-News/Suarez-Minority-bloc-will-remove-from-post-Eugene-De-Vera Suarez: Minority bloc will remove from post Eugene De Vera KEITH A. CALAYAG HOUSE-recognized minority leader and Quezon Representative Danilo Suarez said the minority bloc will remove from his position Deputy Minority Leader and ABS Party-list Representative Eugene … Continue reading

Makabayan bloc joins LP-led minority in House | Sun Star

Reference: Calayat, K. A. (2018, July 31). Makabayan bloc joins LP-led minority in House. SunStar. Retrieved July 31, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1755420/Manila/Local-News/Makabayan-bloc-joins-LP-led-minority-in-House Makabayan bloc joins LP-led minority in House KEITH A. CALAYAG July 30, 2018 THE seven members of the Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives have joined the Liberal Party-led minority. In a letter to … Continue reading

Joint panel of 3 House committees approves Bangsamoro Basic Law | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Quismorio, E. (2018, May 15). Joint panel of 3 House committees approves Bangsamoro Basic Law. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 15, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/05/15/joint-panel-of-3-house-committees-approves-bangsamoro-basic-law/ Joint panel of 3 House committees approves Bangsamoro Basic Law Published May 15, 2018, 4:05 PM By Ellson Quismorio A House joint panel on Tuesday afternoon approved the committee report on Speaker … Continue reading

Salceda says approved Public Service Act amendments to boost investments| The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Tribune Wires. (2017, September 4). Salceda says approved Public Service Act amendments to boost investments. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved September 4, 2017 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/metro/salceda-says-approved-public-service-act-amendments-to-boost-investments Salceda says approved Public Service Act amendments to boost investments Written by  Tribune Wires Sunday, 03 September 2017 The House of Representatives approved last Tuesday House … Continue reading

House bans conversion of prime agri lands | The Manila Times Online

House bans conversion of prime agri lands BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON MAY 6, 2017 Reference: Panti, L.T. (2017, May 6). House bans conversion of prime agri lands. Manila Times. Retrieved May 9, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/house-bans-conversion-prime-agri-lands/325788/ The House of Representatives has banned the conversion or reclassification of prime agricultural land after it approved House … Continue reading

House passes bill vs hospital deposits | Philstar

House passes bill vs hospital deposits | Philstar By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 6, 2017 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2017, May 6). House passes bill vs hospital deposits. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 8, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/05/06/1697164/house-passes-bill-vs-hospital-deposits MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a bill … Continue reading

LP won’t replace members ousted in House purge

LP won’t replace members ousted in House purge By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 23, 2017 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2017, March 23). LP won’t replace members ousted in House purge. The Philippine Star. Retrieved March 23, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/03/23/1683780/lp-wont-replace-members-ousted-house-purge MANILA, Philippines – The Liberal Party (LP) will not nominate replacements for its … Continue reading

Solons vow to pass FOI law | Malaya Business Insight

Solons vow to pass FOI law | Malaya Business Insight By WENDELL VIGILIA August 02, 2016 Source: Vigilia, W. (2016, August 2). Solons vow to pass FOI law. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 2, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/solons-vow-pass-foi-law THE leadership of the House of Representatives yesterday vowed to have the freedom of information bill passed in … Continue reading

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress

Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 21, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, July 21). Belmonte, 59 lawmakers post perfect attendance in 16th Congress. Philstar. Retrieved July 21, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/07/21/1605071/belmonte-59-lawmakers-post-perfect-attendance-16th-congress MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led 60 … Continue reading

Congress still rallies for FOI law

Congress still rallies for FOI law | mb.com.ph | Philippine News by Ben R. Rosario and Hannah L. Torregoza July 11, 2016 (updated) Source: Casayuran, M. (2016, July 11). Congress still rallies for FOI law. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 18, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/congress-still-rallies-for-foi-law/ Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara yesterday backed calls for Congress to still … Continue reading

Belmonte, GMA lead 100 House returnees

Belmonte, GMA lead 100 House returnees By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 11, 2016 – 12:00am Source: Diaz, J. (2016, May 11). Belmonte, GMA lead 100 House returnees. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 11, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/05/11/1582088/belmonte-gma-lead-100-house-returnees MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria … Continue reading

House OKs school feeding program | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House OKs school feeding program | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 17, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a bill that seeks to institutionalize a feeding program in public pre-schools and elementary schools nationwide. Approved … Continue reading

LP solons join in supporting bid for GMA house arrest | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines

LP solons join in supporting bid for GMA house arrest | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines. Source: http://www.mb.com.ph/lp-solons-join-in-supporting-bid-for-gma-house-arrest/ retrieved on April 28, 2015 from Manila Bulletin website by Ben Rosario April 28, 2015 Congressional stalwarts of the Liberal Party have expressed support for former President, now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s … Continue reading

Noy allies back GMA house arrest | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Noy allies back GMA house arrest | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/noy-allies-back-gma-house-arrest retrieved on April 28, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Charlie V. Manalo Tuesday, 28 April 2015 00:00 While President Aquino remains adamant in granting house arrest for former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo … Continue reading

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