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CREATE A STATE UNIVERSITY IN MONTALBAN – NOGRALES

Rizal 4th District Rep. Fidel Nograles is pushing for the creation of a state university in Montalban that would address the educational needs of the most populous municipality in the country. “As a 1st class municipality that continues to develop, Montalban has evolving needs. As we welcome more businesses we also need the more specialized […]

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LAKBAY HUSTISYA TO TRAIN BJMP PARALEGALS

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles announced that a legal aid group he is heading had inked an agreement with the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to conduct a national training program for its paralegal personnel to aid efforts to decongest the country’s overcrowded prisons, which now have a congestion rate of almost […]

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NOGRALES TO DOLE: PROBE ‘NO VAX, NO SALARY’ SCHEME

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles today echoed the call to investigate employers imposing a “no vaccine, no salary” scheme, saying that it unduly penalizes workers who have no easy access to COVID-19 vaccines.“Sa panahon ngayon na napakaraming naghihirap, lalong magdurusa ang mga arawan ang sahod sa ganitong sistema. I urge the Department of Labor […]

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RIZAL REP. NOGRALES TO LGUS: USE CLIMATE FUND

As a P1-billion fund for climate change projects remains under-utilized, a neophyte lawmaker urged local government units to apply for funding for their projects.According to Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles, “the fund remains underused even as our communities are perennially laid to waste because of calamities that have become more intense.” The Climate Change […]

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NOGRALES TO GOV’T: CLIMATE-PROOF PH INFRASTRUCTURE

“Needed now: climate-resilient public structures.” Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles emphasized that the government should lead the way in ensuring that the country’s infrastructures can withstand the harsher effects of the climate. The solon said he would be asking the Department of Public Works and Highways and other concerned agencies about their plans to […]

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RIZAL REP LAUDS SC ISSUED BODY-CAM GUIDELINES

A win for the people and for the police. This was stressed by Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles as he hailed the Supreme Court for issuing the guidelines on the use of body-worn cameras in serving search and arrest warrants, and explained how these would help ensure that police operations are above board and […]

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RIZAL REP NOGRALES: ROLLOUT POLICE BODY CAMS NOW!

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles on Thursday urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to hasten its rollout of body-worn cameras amid continued controversy in the way it conducts its anti-drug operations. “Madaliin po sana natin ang pagkalap at pagpapagamit sa ating mga police operations ng mga body-cam. Malaki ang maia-ambag nito sa pagsigurong above-board […]

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PH NEEDS NEW HIGHER EDUCATION PLAN – REP NOGRALES

As the country commemorates the first National Higher Education Day on May 18, Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles on Tuesday called for the creation of a new roadmap to address the learning crisis caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. “We have to take a clear-minded view of the situation. Baka kasi hindi na akma […]

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RIZAL SOLON BATS FOR BAMBOO PLANTING AMID PANDEMIC

The Save Our Forests Now movement this week embarked on its second leg, with more than twice the number of participants joining in reforestation efforts in the province of Rizal. More than 500 youth participants from the town of Rodriguez (Montalban) planted more than 1,000 bamboo saplings by the river and mountain in Brgy. Mascap […]

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SOLON: CERTIFY ANTI-CHILD PORN LAWS AS URGENT

A neophyte lawmaker urged President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent the passage of stronger anti-child pornography laws to better protect minors from sexual exploitation amid fast-evolving technological advancements.  “As long as we delay the passage of these bills seeking to amend our anti-child porn laws, we will have more child victims that are exposed […]