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BARANGAY EXECS SHOULD HAVE SALARIES, GSIS COVERAGE — REP. DY

“Sana all––sana all the time it’s Christmas for our barangay workers.” This was the response of Isabela 6th District Rep. Faustino “Inno” Dy V to the news that President Rodrigo Duterte has approved a P3,000 bonus for barangay officials this Christmas. “It is time to treat barangay workers like full-time government employees.” The news was […]

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GIVE BETTER PAY, BENEFITS TO BARANGAY OFFICIALS – GO

A public hearing of the Senate Committee on Local Government, conducted jointly with the Committees on Ways and Means; Finance; and Government Corporations and Public Enterprises, was held to discuss issues currently being faced by barangays. Among the bills taken up during the hearing was Senate Bill No. 391 or the Magna Carta for Barangays […]

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GIVE BARANGAY OFFICIALS BETTER PAY, BENEFITS – ANGARA

Barangay officials and employees are the nation’s frontline workers and yet what they are receiving is not commensurate to the roles that they play. “Barangays should be given more attention by the national government.” Senator Sonny Angara said barangays should be given more attention by the national government as the country’s basic political unit and […]

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MY BILLS WILL BE ALAGANG ANGARA LAWS – ANGARA

Senators have started filing their bills providing President Rodrigo Duterte “with a deep pool of measures he can support and ask Congress to immediately pass when he delivers the State of the Nation Address,” reelected Senator Sonny Angara said. Angara urged Malacañang to choose what Senate proposals to officially back “so we can start the […]

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IMPROVE BARANGAY FACILITIES, SERVICES – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara is pushing for wide-ranging reforms to improve the services and facilities in all barangays across the country, as well as make barangay officials regular state employees entitled to fixed salaries and benefits. Angara, chair of the Committee on Local Government, said Senate Bill 2097, or the proposed Magna Carta for Barangays, he […]

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MAKE BARANGAY OFFICIALS AS REGULAR GOV’T EMPLOYEES – PIMENTEL

Senator Koko Pimentel III is highlighting the need to address the growing clamor for barangay (village) officials to become regular government employees so that they could receive monthly salaries and benefits. Pimentel said barangay officials have a crucial role to play as “front liners” of the government. “Barangay officials have a crucial role to play […]

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MAKE BARANGAY OFFICIALS REGULAR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara has vowed to pursue legislation that would make barangay officials regular state employees who are entitled to fixed salaries and benefits in recognition of their role as frontliners of government service. “Panahon na para bigyan natin ng pagkilala at importansya ang serbisyong inihahatid ng ating mga opisyal sa barangay sa pamamagitan ng […]