Congress urged to facilitate nurses’ pay hike | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, October 21). Congress urged to facilitate nurses’ pay hike. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1961960/congress-urged-facilitate-nurses-pay-hike Congress urged to facilitate nurses’ pay hike Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – October 21, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Senate and the House of Representatives should pass a joint resolution authorizing 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

Solons: No House coup vs Alan | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 18). Solons: No House coup vs Alan. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/solons-no-house-coup-vs-alan Solons: No House coup vs Alan By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 18, 2019 STAUNCH supporters of Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez yesterday shot down rumors there is a brewing “coup” against presumptive speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, … Continue reading

Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 12). Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/speakership-fight-far-over-pulong-smells-%E2%80%98coup%E2%80%99-vs-cayetano Speakership fight far from over; Pulong smells ‘coup’ vs Cayetano By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 12, 2019 EXPECT fireworks on the 22nd. Presidential son Davao City Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte … Continue reading

‘Speaker race far from over’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M., Ramos-Araneta M. & Mariano, N. (2019, July 12). ‘Speaker race far from over’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299583/-speaker-race-far-from-over-.html ‘Speaker race far from over’ posted July 12, 2019 at 02:05 am by Maricel Cruz and Macon Ramos-Araneta, Nat Mariano Duterte son sees coup plot; House vote needed—Pimentel Despite an endorsement from President Rodrigo … Continue reading

Text stirs talk of House members unhappy with speakership deal | Inquirer News

Reference: Gascon, M. (2019, July 11). Text stirs talk of House members unhappy with speakership deal. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1140325/text-stirs-talk-of-house-members-unhappy-with-speakership-deal Text stirs talk of House members unhappy with speakership dealBy: Melvin Gascon – Correspondent / @melvingasconINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:32 AM July 11, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Who is trying to … Continue reading

Inday Sara denies sending SMS on ‘conscience vote’ in the House | Manila Standard

Reference: Cruz, M. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 11). Inday Sara denies sending SMS on ‘conscience vote’ in the House. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299492/inday-sara-denies-sending-sms-on-conscience-vote-in-the-house.html Inday Sara denies sending SMS on ‘conscience vote’ in the House posted July 11, 2019 at 01:30 am by Maricel Cruz and Macon Ramos-Araneta Davao City Mayor Sara … Continue reading

Family feud bid foiled | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordey, H. (2019, July 11). Family feud bid foiled. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/11/family-feud-bid-foiled/ Family feud bid foiled By Hananeel Bordey – July 11, 2019 12:07 AM MAYOR SARAH DUTERTE Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte appealed to members of Congress to free her from intrigues swirling at the … Continue reading

Speakership race: A proxy war between Sara, Cabinet? | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 11). Speakership race: A proxy war between Sara, Cabinet? Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 11, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/speakership-race-proxy-war-between-sara-cabinet Speakership race: A proxy war between Sara, Cabinet? By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 11, 2019 A LAWMAKER who supported the speakership bid of Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Tuesday night claimed that he … Continue reading

No House anointment | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Bordery, H. (2019, July 05). No House anointment. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/05/no-house-anointment/ No House anointment By Hananeel Bordey – July 5, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte is unflinching in his decision not to give his endorsement on any of the rivals for the Speakership … Continue reading

Cabinet men accused of lobbying for Alan: Speakership row spills over to Executive | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 05). Cabinet men accused of lobbying for Alan: Speakership row spills over to Executive. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/cabinet-men-accused-lobbying-alan-speakership-row-spills-over-executive Cabinet men accused of lobbying for Alan: Speakership row spills over to Executive By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 05, 2019 SEVERAL members of the Cabinet are allegedly … Continue reading

3 power blocs go for Martin | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. N. (2019, July 08). 3 power blocs go for Martin. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299233/3-power-blocs-go-for-martin.html 3 power blocs go for Martin posted July 08, 2019 at 01:40 am by Rio N. Araja Romualdez ‘most logical choice’ among contenders for Speaker Three powerful blocs in Congress are backing Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez as … Continue reading

Rody assured of united House | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, A. (2019, June 28). Rody assured of united House. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298411/rody-assured-of-united-house.html Rody assured of united House By Rio N. Araja – June 28, 2019 Leyte Rep.-elect Martin Romualdez has assured President Rodrigo Duterte of a united House of Representatives that will speed up the passage of all his priority bills, … Continue reading

Romualdez bid gains steam | Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, June 27). Romualdez bid gains steam. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298321/romualdez-bid-gains-steam.html Romualdez bid gains steam By Rio N. Araja and Macon Ramos-Araneta – June 27, 2019 Party-lists, other groups back speakership move Key leaders of various political parties and blocs in the incoming 18th Congress assembled in … Continue reading

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

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