Alan eyes term extension for solons, local execs | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 10). Alan eyes term extension for solons, local execs. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-eyes-term-extension-solons-local-execs Alan eyes term extension for solons, local execs By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 10, 2019 HE has yet to assume his post as speaker but Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano has already set … Continue reading

Senators nix ‘no-el’ as step to charter change | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L. (2018, July 26). Senators nix ‘no-el’ as step to charter change. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 26, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1014521/senators-nix-no-el-as-step-to-charter-change Senators nix ‘no-el’ as step to charter change By: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:00 AM July 26, 2018 The Senate stands solid against any move to postpone … Continue reading

Hidden agenda in fast charter change | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Kritz, B. (2018, July 19). Hidden agenda in fast charter change. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved July 19, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/hidden-agenda-in-fast-charter-change/421025/ Hidden agenda in fast charter change BY BEN KRITZ, TMT ON JULY 19, 2018 LAST week, the Supreme Court finally ruled on a case filed in 2012 by a group of local government officials … Continue reading

SC rules LGUs’ ‘just share’ to be sourced from all national taxes

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, July 05). SC rules LGUs’ ‘just share’ to be sourced from all national taxes. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 05, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/sc-rules-lgus%E2%80%99-%E2%80%98just-share%E2%80%99-be-sourced-all-national-taxes SC rules LGUs’ ‘just share’ to be sourced from all national taxes July 05, 2018 THE Supreme Court has ruled the “just share” of local government units (LGUs) … Continue reading

Cabinet secretary for provinces, cities, municipalities proposed | Manila Bulletin

Cabinet secretary for provinces, cities, municipalities proposed | Manila Bulletin Published April 15, 2017, 10:01 PM By Charissa M. Luci Reference: Luci, C. (2017, April 15). Cabinet secretary for provinces, cities, municipalities proposed. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved April 17, 2017 from http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/04/15/cabinet-secretary-for-provinces-cities-municipalities-proposed/ Zamboanga Rep. Wilter “Sharky” Wee Palma II is pushing for the creation of local … Continue reading

Duterte ‘metamorphosed into full-time dictator’— bishop

Duterte ‘metamorphosed into full-time dictator’— bishop By: Yuji Vincent Gonzales – Reporter / @YGonzalesINQINQUIRER.net / 05:35 PM April 03, 2017 Reference: Gonzales, Y. V. (2017, April 03). Duterte ‘metamorphosed into full-time dictator’— bishop. Inquirer.net. Retrieved April 6, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/886076/duterte-metamorphosed-into-full-time-dictator-mindanao-bishop A bishop from Mindanao has joined fellow priests and lawmakers in criticizing President Rodrigo Duterte for his … Continue reading

Philippines to conduct air patrols in Benham

Philippines to conduct air patrols in Benham By Michael Punongbayan (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 28, 2017 – 12:01am Reference: Punongbayan, M. (2017, March 28). Philippines to conduct air patrols in Benham. The Philippine Star. Retrieved March 28, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/03/28/1685184/philippines-conduct-air-patrols-benham MANILA, Philippines — Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert Ace Barbers on Monday filed a bill … Continue reading

House opposition bucks plan to appoint barangay officials | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

House opposition bucks plan to appoint barangay officials | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: Baldo, G. (2017, March 27). House opposition bucks plan to appoint barangay officials. The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved March 27, 2017 from http://www.tribune.net.ph/nation/house-opposition-bucks-plan-to-appoint-barangay-officials Written by Gerry Baldo Monday, 27 March 2017 00:00 The right of the electorate … Continue reading

Speaker wants ‘useless’ village, youth councils abolished | The Manila Times Online

Speaker wants ‘useless’ village, youth councils abolished | The Manila Times Online BY LLANESCA T. PANTI ON AUGUST 29, 2016 Source: Panti, L. (2016, August 29). Speaker wants ‘useless’ village, youth councils abolished. The Manila Times. Retrieved August 30, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/speaker-wants-useless-village-youth-councils-abolished/282690/ HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte wants to abolish all barangay … Continue reading

Solon seeks appointment of barangay execs

Solon seeks appointment of barangay execs By Dennis Carcamo Updated Saturday September 26, 2015 – 9:49am Retrieved March 7, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/09/26/1504206/solon-seeks-appointment-barangay-execs A solon proposes that the officials of the barangays in the country be appointed by the local chief executives rather than designated via elections. MANILA, Philippines – A legislator has proposed a bill … Continue reading

Raps filed vs LP, Noy ‘unsavory’ allies | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Raps filed vs LP, Noy ‘unsavory’ allies | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/raps-filed-vs-lp-noy-unsavory-allies retrieved on October 15, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Alvin Murcia Thursday, 15 October 2015 00:00 For going against the ruling Liberal Party (LP) ahead of the 2016 elections, two allies of President Aquino … Continue reading

Solon seeks appointment of barangay execs

Solon seeks appointment of barangay execs By Dennis Carcamo Updated Saturday September 26, 2015 – 9:49am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/09/26/1504206/solon-seeks-appointment-barangay-execs MANILA, Philippines – A legislator has proposed a bill seeking to amend Republic Act 7160, or the Local Government Code, to allow municipal or city mayor to appoint the punong barangay and his or her sanggunian … Continue reading

‘Revised Bangsamoro law protects national interest’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

‘Revised Bangsamoro law protects national interest’ | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 13, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The peace agreement proposing autonomy for the Bangsamoro people was based on generated fears and suspicion when government negotiators excluded other parties and dealt solely … Continue reading

Blame the legal structure | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Blame the legal structure | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/blame-the-legal-structure retrieved on June 22, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Benjamin E Diokno Monday, 22 June 2015 00:00 Are Existing Laws the New Culprit for the Aquino III Administration’s Underachievement? This seems to be the new tack of … Continue reading

Marcos blasts Palace for tying down IRA | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Marcos blasts Palace for tying down IRA | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Source: http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/marcos-blasts-palace-for-tying-down-ira retrieved on June 22, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website Written by Tribune Wires Monday, 22 June 2015 00:00 P330-B SHARE OF LGUS UNRELEASED The Palace was pinpointed as directly responsible for withholding the mandated share of … Continue reading

  • Welcome to Legislative Library Service Online!

    Welcome! This is the current information service provided by the House of Representatives Legislative Library which started in the 15th Congress. This blog provides information about the Library, its collection, online clippings of national issues related to or about the House of Representatives, the different House Members, Philippine legislative history, legislation, bill drafting, laws, and other articles pertaining to Congress and to the creation of laws.