House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2019, September 9). House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/09/1950117/house-plenary-debates-2020-budget-start-week House plenary debates on 2020 budget start this week Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – September 9, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Plenary debates on the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for 2020 … Continue reading

House submits 2020 budget to Senate | Philstar.com

Reference: The Philippine Star. (2019, October 2). House submits 2020 budget to Senate. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/02/1956757/house-submits-2020-budget-senate House submits 2020 budget to Senate (The Philippine Star) – October 2, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives yesterday made good its commitment to transmit the proposed P4.1-trillion national budget for … Continue reading

Party-list bloc to vote for Cayetano as speaker | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 10). Party-list bloc to vote for Cayetano as speaker. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 10, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/party-list-bloc-vote-cayetano-speaker Party-list bloc to vote for Cayetano as speaker By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 10, 2019 DON’T burn bridges. The 54-man Party-list Coalition Foundation Inc. (PCFI) will now vote for Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan … Continue reading

Alan vows to fight corruption | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Vigilia, W. (2019, July 09). Alan vows to fight corruption. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 09, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/alan-vows-fight-corruption Alan vows to fight corruption By WENDELL VIGILIA – July 09, 2019 EVERYTHING came as a surprise. Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano had no idea that President Duterte will name him as the Speaker of the 18th … 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

8 senators, 67 House members bow out

8 senators, 67 House members bow out (The Philippine Star) – June 7, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: The Philippine Star. (2016, June 07). 8 senators, 67 House members bow out. Philstar. Retrieved June 08, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/07/1590892/8-senators-67-house-members-bow-out MANILA, Philippines – Seventy-five lawmakers including eight senators led by the most senior, nonagenarian Minority Leader Juan Ponce … Continue reading

House holds last session day | The Manila Times Online

House holds last session day | The Manila Times Online June 5, 2016 9:05 pm Source Tolentino, R. (2016, June 05). House holds last session day. The Manila Times. Retrieved June 07, 2016 from http://www.manilatimes.net/house-holds-last-session-day/266142/ The 16th Congress is holding its last session day today (June 6) in the afternoon. According to House Majority Leader … Continue reading

President, VP may be proclaimed by May 30

President, VP may be proclaimed by May 30 Source: Luci, C. (2016, May 26). President, VP may be proclaimed by May 30. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/president-vp-may-be-proclaimed-by-may-30/ by Charissa Luci May 26, 2016 (updated) The National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) is seeking to finish the canvassing and proclaim the winners in the … Continue reading

Congress prepares for canvassing of votes

Congress prepares for canvassing of votes By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated May 10, 2016 – 12:00am Retrieved May 10, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/05/10/1581637/congress-prepares-canvassing-votes MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives and the Senate started yesterday their preparations for the canvassing of votes for president and vice president. Officers of the two chambers and … Continue reading

House leaders keeping fingers crossed on BBL

House leaders keeping fingers crossed on BBL By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 25, 2016 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/01/25/1546028/house-leaders-keeping-fingers-crossed-bbl MANILA, Philippines – Leaders of the House of Representatives are keeping their fingers crossed that the plenary can muster a quorum this week to vote on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) … Continue reading

House sees BBL okay next year | Malaya Business Insight

House sees BBL okay next year | Malaya Business Insight Source: http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/house-sees-bbl-okay-next-year retrieved on December 15, 2015 from Malaya Business Insight website By PETER TABINGO December 14, 2015 THE House leadership yesterday said there is no more time to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law within the few remaining session days before Congress goes on a … Continue reading

House may pass budget this week

House may pass budget this week By Paolo Romero and Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 23, 2014 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/09/23/1372179/house-may-pass-budget-week MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will do its best to pass the proposed P2.606-trillion national budget for 2015 this week, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said yesterday. Belmonte said … Continue reading

House OKs 30 bills on last session day

House OKs 30 bills on last session day By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 11, 2015 – 12:00am Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/10/11/1509427/house-oks-30-bills-last-session-day MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved 30 bills on Friday, its last session day before the three-week recess of Congress. Of the 30 measures, 17 are of national application. … Continue reading

Solon seeks better quorum to fast-track approval of priority bills | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com

Solon seeks better quorum to fast-track approval of priority bills By Rosette Adel Updated Sunday September 06, 2015 – 12:20pm Source: Solon seeks better quorum to fast-track approval of priority bills | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com A senior member of the House Minority Block over the weekend urged his colleagues to … Continue reading

House to pass ‘constitutionally compliant’ BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

House to pass ‘constitutionally compliant’ BBL | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. (The Philippine Star) | Updated August 12, 2015 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/08/12/1487135/house-pass-constitutionally-compliant-bbl MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will pass a “constitutionally compliant” Bangsamoro Basic Law, Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said in a statement yesterday after members of the … Continue reading

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