House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, September 29). House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/29/1955866/house-eyes-longer-term-lawmakers-lgu-execs House eyes longer term for lawmakers, LGU execs Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – September 29, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives is eyeing a longer term of office for … Continue reading

House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, October 20). House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/20/1961705/house-tackle-divorce-bill-death-penalty House to tackle divorce bill, death penalty Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – October 20, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano intends to get a consensus of the members of the … Continue reading

Solon tells freed convicts to wait for arrest warrant | Inquirer News

Reference: Jerusalem, J. J. (2019, September 11). Solon tells freed convicts to wait for arrest warrant. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved September 11, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1163478/solon-tells-freed-convicts-to-wait-for-arrest-warrant Solon tells freed convicts to wait for arrest warrant By: Jigger J. Jerusalem – @inquirerdotnet Inquirer Mindanao / 04:47 PM September 11, 2019 CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY –– Cagayan de Oro Rep. … Continue reading

House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P. A. V. (2019, August 13). House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved August 13, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1153203/house-panel-oks-bill-on-liquor-tax-hike House panel OKs bill on liquor tax hike By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 12:42 PM August 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The House ways and means … Continue reading

Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House | Philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2019, July 25). Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937728/economic-cha-cha-bill-filed-house Economic Cha-cha bill filed at House Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The administration’s Charter change (Cha-cha) initiative is still alive at the House of Representatives despite the … Continue reading

Jinggoy presses dismissal of plunder raps | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Tabingo, P. J. G. (2018, April 10). Jinggoy presses dismissal of plunder raps. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 10, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/jinggoy-presses-dismissal-plunder-raps Jinggoy presses dismissal of plunder raps By PETER J. G. TABINGO April 10, 2018 CLAIMING political persecution by the Aquino administration, former Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has pressed the Supreme Court to … Continue reading

In wake of drug smuggling inquiry, solons file bills seeking Customs reforms | Inquirer News

Reference: Nonato, V. F. (2017, September 10). In wake of drug smuggling inquiry, solons file bills seeking Customs reforms. Inquirer.net. Retrieved September 11, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/929374/in-wake-of-drug-smuggling-inquiry-solons-file-bills-seeking-customs-reforms In wake of drug smuggling inquiry, solons file bills seeking Customs reforms By: Vince F. Nonato – Reporter / @VinceNonatoINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 05:38 PM September 10, 2017 Four measures seeking … Continue reading

FVR, Carpio tapped by House Special Panel on West PH Sea

FVR, Carpio tapped by House Special Panel on West PH Sea | mb.com.ph | Philippine News by By Charissa Luci September 19, 2016 (updated) Source: Luci, C. (2016, September 19). FVR, Carpio tapped by House Special Panel on West PH Sea. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved September 20, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/fvr-carpio-tapped-by-house-special-panel-on-west-ph-sea/ Former President Fidel V. Ramos and … Continue reading

House panel tackling sea dispute plans tap FVR, Carpio for advice | Inquirer News

House panel tackling sea dispute plans tap FVR, Carpio for advice | Inquirer News By: Dona Z. Pazzibugan @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 06:32 AM September 19th, 2016 Source: Pazzibugan, D. Z. (2016, September 19). House panel tackling sea dispute plans tap FVR, Carpio for advice. INQUIRER.net. Retrieved September 19, 2016 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/816534/house-panel-tackling-sea-dispute-plans-tap-fvr-carpio-for-advice THE HOUSE of … Continue reading

House leaders to consult FVR, Carpio on sea row

House leaders to consult FVR, Carpio on sea row By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 19, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Porcalla, D. (2016, September 19). House leaders to consult FVR, Carpio on sea row. Philstar. Retrieved September 19, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/09/19/1625297/house-leaders-consult-fvr-carpio-sea-row MANILA, Philippines – The leadership of the House of Representatives under … 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

Emergency contracts under Rody face scrutiny

Emergency contracts under Rody face scrutiny By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated June 27, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Diaz, J. (2016, June 27). Emergency contracts under Rody face scrutiny. Philstar. Retrieved June 27, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/06/27/1597091/emergency-contracts-under-rody-face-scrutiny MANILA, Philippines – Congress should scrutinize all contracts for transportation and traffic-related projects to be negotiated by … 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

Speaker on BBL: Plan B not needed

Speaker on BBL: Plan B not needed By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 5, 2016 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/01/05/1539364/speaker-bbl-plan-b-not-needed MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives will do its best to have the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) passed when Congress resumes session on Jan. 19, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said yesterday. … Continue reading

Lawmakers vouch for accuracy of PCOS machines

Lawmakers vouch for accuracy of PCOS machines By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 26, 2015 – 12:00am http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/01/26/1416882/lawmakers-vouch-accuracy-pcos-machines MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers crossed party lines yesterday in vouching for the accuracy of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines used during the last two elections even as they hit groups that they … Continue reading

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