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LAPID HAILS GALING POOK AWARDEES

Senator Lito Lapid filed a resolution recognizing ten outstanding Local Government Units who were honored at the 29th annual Galing Pook awards. In filing Senate Resolution (P.S. Res.) No. 316, Lapid credited the LGUs for their excellence and unrelenting commitment to good governance and stellar leadership practice. The veteran legislator stated that by honoring these […]

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CREATE DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN EVERY LGU – SOTTO

Senate President Tito Sotto has proposed the institutionalization of a Department of Public Safety (DPS) in every province, city and municipality to provide fully functional emergency response and traffic management system. Sotto filed the proposed Public Safety Act under Senate Bill No. 239, which aims to augment law enforcement, oversee the operations of private security […]

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CASTELO SUPPORTS BELMONTE’S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

Newly-elected Quezon City Councilor Winnie Castelo yesterday rallied his colleagues in the City Council for the immediate, deliberate and speedy passage of the supplemental budget being pushed by Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte.Castelo, who represents Quezon City’s District 2, said the supplemental budget will help sustain and realize the pet projects and pro-people programs of […]

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JCPC APPROVES NEW RULES ON POWER PLANT HOST COMMUNITIES – GATCHALIAN

The Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC) approved the revised rules on the financial benefits to communities hosting the country’s power plants. Chaired by Senator Win Gatchalian and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco, the JCPC approved several amendments to the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) law, as […]

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SGLG AWARDEES ARE EXEMPLARS IN OUR MIDST – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara lauded the 263 local government units (LGUs) for winning the highly coveted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) this year. Out of the total 1,682 LGUs assessed nationwide, 17 provinces, 39 cities, and 207 municipalities were given the seal during the two-day […]