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PANGILINAN BACKS URBAN POOR CARE IN BAYANIHAN 3

Urban-poor groups and various homeowners’ associations in Metro Manila and nearby provinces have asked Senator Kiko Pangilinan to ensure that their welfare is protected under the proposed Bayanihan 3 now being discussed in the Senate. “Kasama ang aming organisasyon at mga homeowners’ associations sa iba’t ibang resettlement sites sa NCR at Luzon, hinihiling namin ang […]

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BAYANIHAN 3 BILL GETS HOUSE PANEL NOD

A House of Representatives panel approved the P405.6-billion stimulus package under the Bayanihan to Arise As One Act or the Bayanihan 3 to boost the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The House Ways and Means Committee approved the substitute bill to the third Bayanihan measure, which would contain direct emergency […]

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SPEED-UP RELEASE OF BAYANIHAN FUNDS – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva bared that although he is open to discussing the P420-billion Bayanihan 3 in the Senate, it is also imperative to ensure the effective implementation of previously passed legislation against the COVID-19 crisis now ravaging the country. Villanueva issued the statement after mounting calls to have the House-initiated Bayanihan 3 declared as urgent […]

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WHAT WE NEED NOW IS BAYANIHAN 3 – QUIMBO

A lawmaker said Congress must swiftly pass the proposed Bayanihan to Arise As One Act or the Bayanihan 3 in order to provide relief to Filipinos, especially the working class and the most vulnerable. Marikina City Representative Stella Quimbo made the call after the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that the unemployment rate for February […]

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PRIORITIZE AGRI GROWTH IN 2021 – PANGILINAN

Growth of the agriculture sector despite numerous setbacks in 2020 should convince the administration to give it priority especially in the proposed Bayanihan 3, said Senator Kiko Pangilinan. “We’re very heartened to hear that the agri sector is on track to meet their projected 1% growth despite the pandemic and back-to-back-to-back typhoons and flooding,” Pangilinan […]

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‘BAYANIHAN 3’ REHAB PLAN GETS VILLAFUERTE SUPPORT

Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte is backing a proposal in the Senate for a new fiscal package in 2021 on top of next year’s proposed General Appropriations Act (GAA), this time a “Bayanihan 3” plan for the large-scale rehabilitation of provinces and cities devastated by three strong typhoons—Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses—that battered Luzon in succession […]