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NOGRALES TO NEW LAWMAKERS: DON’T HESITATE TO CALL ME

Incumbent and former Members of the House of Representatives shared valuabld lessons with neophyte district and party-list lawmakers to give them a better understanding and appreciation of the budget process, Constitutional provisions, and the important role of the House Secretariat. Former Davao City Representative and now Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, former Marikina City Rep. Miro […]

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EXPECT AN INDEPENDENT SENATE – DELA ROSA, GO

The newly elected senators have floated the reimposition of the death penalty and some health-related legislation as among their priority agenda in the Senate after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaimed the 2019 midterm elections’ winners in Pasay City. While saying he is “pro-life”, newly proclaimed lawmaker-elect Ramon “Bong” Revilla said he considers supporting the […]

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VICTORY OF ADMIN BETS SHOWS PEOPLE YEARN FOR CONTINUITY OF REFORMS – PANELO

The expected victory of senatorial candidates backed by President Rodrigo Duterte in the midterm elections is proof that Filipinos want the reforms started by his administration to continue, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the initial assessment after unofficial results released by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) showed at least eight of the current […]

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EXTEND TERM OF BARANGAY OFFICIALS – GO

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go said he intends to look into the possibility of extending the terms of incumbent barangay officials. Go made this revelation at the Community Mobilization Project (CMP) orientation for local chief executives, village leaders, police officers and other key local government officials, which took place at the […]