Sotto confident will retain post as Senate President » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Ramos, M. (2019, July 15). Sotto confident will retain post as Senate President. Retrieved July 15, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/15/sotto-confident-will-retain-post-as-senate-president/ Sotto confident will retain post as Senate President By Marjaleen Ramos, MB ON July 15, 2019 Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Monday said he was confident that he will retain the Senate presidency when … Continue reading

Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Ramos, M. (2019, July 8). Duterte: Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 9, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/09/senate-to-reelect-sotto-as-its-president-drilon/ Senate to reelect Sotto as its president – Drilon By Marjaleen Ramos, MB ON July 8, 2019 Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday said Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto will … Continue reading

HnP bloc wants choice picks | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Borday, H. (2019, May 29). HnP bloc wants choice picks. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved May 29, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/29/hnp-bloc-wants-choice-picks/ HnP bloc wants choice picks BY HANANEEL BORDAY, DT ON MAY 29, 2019 New senators endorsed by the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HnP) of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte dispel their being … Continue reading

Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto | Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Torregoza, H. (2019, May 26). Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/05/26/gatchalian-says-senate-better-off-with-consensus-builder-like-sotto/ Gatchalian says Senate better off with ‘consensus builder’ like Sotto By Hannah Torregoza, MB ON MAY 26, 2019 Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday said the Senate is better off having a … Continue reading

PDP beefs up Senate force | Daily Tribune

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, May 27). PDP beefs up Senate force. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/27/pdp-beefs-up-senate-force/ PDP beefs up Senate force BY KRISTINA MARALIT, DT ON MAY 27, 2019 The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) will be a dominant force in the Senate under the 18th Congress with the entry of three … Continue reading

Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, P. (2019, May 23). Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/23/1920200/sotto-minority-will-have-committees-chair Sotto: Minority will have committees to chair Paolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 22, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Senators belonging to the minority bloc are assured of committee chairmanships in the incoming 18th Congress. There … Continue reading

‘Freshies’ get Senate leadership | Daily Tribune

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, May 21). ‘Freshies’ get Senate leadership. Daily Tribune. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/21/freshies-get-senate-leadership/ ‘Freshies’ get Senate leadership BY MARIO J. MALLARI, DT ON MAY 21, 2019 With the party eyeing the Speakership of the House, the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) will also divide the key committee leaderships in the … Continue reading

New senators back Sotto leadership | Philstar.com

Reference:Romero, P. (2019, May 21). New senators back Sotto leadership. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/21/1919683/new-senators-back-sotto-leadership New senators back Sotto leadershipPaolo Romero (philstar.com) – May 21, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III is expected to retain his post despite the entry of new senators in the coming 18th Congress. Senate … Continue reading

18th Congress playbook eyed | Daily Tribune

Reference: Bordey, H.. (2019, May 17). 18th Congress playbook eyed. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved May 20, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/05/17/18th-congress-playbook-eyed/ 18th Congress playbook eyed BY HANANEEL BORDEY, DT ON MAY 17, 2019 The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) will decide on efforts contesting the leadership in both the Senate and House of Representatives for the 18th session … Continue reading

More allies in Senate bring new hope for delayed priority legislation | Philstar.com

Reference: (2019, May 15). More allies in Senate bring new hope for delayed priority legislation. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/15/1918019/more-allies-senate-bring-new-hope-delayed-priority-legislation More allies in Senate bring new hope for delayed priority legislation (philstar.com) – May 15, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — In his 2018 State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte laid out … Continue reading

More allies in Senate bring new hope for delayed priority legislation | Philstar.com

Reference: (2019, May 15). More allies in Senate bring new hope for delayed priority legislation. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 15, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/05/15/1918019/more-allies-senate-bring-new-hope-delayed-priority-legislation More allies in Senate bring new hope for delayed priority legislation (philstar.com) – May 15, 2019  MANILA, Philippines — In his 2018 State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte laid out … Continue reading

House vows expeditious resolution of impeach raps vs 7 SC justices | BusinessMirror

Reference: Fernandez, B. (2018, August 27). Senate won’t do Cha-cha with House, says Lacson. BusinessMirror. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from https://businessmirror.com.ph/senators-remain-divided-on-what-to-do-with-nfa/ House vows expeditious resolution of impeach raps vs 7 SC justices By Butch Fernandez August 27, 2018 Senate leaders are divided on calls to abolish the National Food Authority (NFA), amid raging controversies hounding the … Continue reading

Sotto signs onward for TRAIN 2 | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2018, August 01). Sotto signs onward for TRAIN 2. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved August 01, 2018 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2018/08/01/sotto-signs-onward-for-train-2/ Sotto signs onward for TRAIN 2 By Mario J. Mallari – August 1, 2018 12:05 AM When nobody among his peers stepped forward to take the cause, Senate President … Continue reading

Bicam approves final version of Bangsamoro law » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Terrazola, V. E. (2018, July 19). Bicam approves final version of Bangsamoro law. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 19, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/07/18/bicam-approves-final-version-of-bangsamoro-law/ Bicam approves final version of Bangsamoro law Updated July 19, 2018, 12:17 AM By Vanne Elaine Terrazola The Congress bicameral committee approved Wednesday the final version of the proposed Bangsamoro law. After almost … Continue reading

Speaker vows to pass BBL before congressional break | Philstar.com

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2018, May 23). Speaker vows to pass BBL before congressional break. Philstar.com. Retrieved May 23, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/23/1817816/speaker-vows-pass-bbl-congressional-break Speaker vows to pass BBL before congressional break Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – May 23, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Barring any hitches, the House of Representatives will pass on third and … Continue reading

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