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TULFO WANTS STIFFER PENALTY FOR DRUNK DRIVING

Senator Raffy Tulfo filed a proposed measure calling for stricter penalties on driving under the influence of alcohol. In filing for Senate Bill (SB) No. 2546, Tulfo noted that despite the passage of the Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013, drunk driving has been increasingly rampant throughout the years. LTO’s Law Enforcement Service-Anti-Drunk and […]

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TULFO BATS FOR HIGHER PENALTY VS KASAMBAHAY ABUSE

Senator Raffy Tulfo strongly condemned the severe maltreatment and abuse of kasambahay Elvie Vergara by her employer from Occidental Mindoro who subjected her to physical and emotional abuse since 2020. During the Senate hearing of the Committee on Justice and Human Rights recently, Tulfo proposed a one-strike policy against abusive employers and higher criminal liability […]

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DAZA WANTS NON-PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT PENALIZED

A lawmaker emphasized the need to solve the current imbalance in child support responsibilities of separated couples as he proposed to make the withholding or stopping of child support a punishable offense. Northern Samar Representative Paul Daza said it is high time to enact a law that will protect the interest of children in case […]

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INCREASE PENALTY FOR PERJURY – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon said the Committee on Justice and Human Rights, which he chairs, has approved bills proposing to increase the penalty for the crime of perjury to ensure that the justice system will be respected and no one will mock it. During the committee hearing conducted recently, Gordon pointed out that offenders are not […]