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SENATE OKS BILL REAPPORTIONING RIZAL 2ND DISTRICT

The Senate, with a vote of 23 affirmative, zero negative and zero abstention, approved on third and final reading the bill reapportioning the second district of Rizal into three legislative districts. House Bill No. 6222 aims to retain part of the second district of Rizal, composed of the Municipalities of Cardona, Baras, Tanay, Morong, Jalajala, […]

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DA LAUNCHES ‘FOOD BASKET’ FOR NCR IN RIZAL – DAR

Initially focusing on short-gestation crops, particularly vegetables, the Department of Agriculture (DA) launched recently in San Mateo, Rizal, the “Food Basket for Metro Manila Project” that will augment the supply of vegetables, fruits, livestock, and fishery products to Metro Manila. “We are allotting an initial budget of P2.5-million for the ‘Food Basket for Metro Manila […]

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CARDONA FERRY TERMINAL OPENS SOON — RIZAL SOLON

Residents of Rizal province will soon enjoy another convenient transport option to Metro Manila as the Cardona Ferry Terminal breaks ground.Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles on Tuesday announced that the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Cardona Ferry Terminal will be held on Thursday, October 8th. “Laguna Lake has many growth areas that […]

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SHELVE KALIWA DAM PROJECT WHILE ISSUES ARE UNRESOLVED, SAYS RIZAL SOLON

No-go until all issues are resolved. This is what Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles said after the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) for issuing a notice to proceed (NTP) to the Chinese contractor of the Kaliwa Dam project despite it having to comply yet with environmental guidelines […]

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ENOUGH SUPPLY OF GOODS EVEN IN MECQ AREAS – LOPEZ

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez has advised the public not to panic buy and engage in hoarding following the enforcement of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) measures in Metro Manila and in four other adjacent provinces. Lopez said there is enough supply of goods in Metro Manila and the four other […]

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2ND DISTRICT REAPPORTIONING APPROVED ON THIRD READING — REP. NOGRALES

A bill seeking to reapportion the second district of Rizal province second into three legislative districts has been approved by the House of Representatives on third reading, its representative, Fidel Nograles said. House Bill No. 6222 was approved on Monday, a development Nograles hailed, adding that he was optimistic that the measure will hurdle the […]

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54TH MALASAKIT CENTER OPENS IN RIZAL – GO

A week after his Malasakit Center bill was signed into law, Senator Bong Go joined the launch of the 54th Malasakit Center in the country at the Margarito Duavit Memorial Hospital (Rizal Provincial Hospital -Binangonan Annex) in Binangonan, Rizal. Initiated by Go to aid Filipinos in need of swift government medical services, the Malasakit Center […]

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RIZAL LGU CHIEFS BACK NOGRALES REDISTRICTING MEASURE

The provincial government and the 14 mayors of Rizal are throwing their support behind House Bill No. 336, a measure filed by Rizal Second District Rep. Fidel Nograles that would split Rizal’s second legislative district into three separate districts, giving Rizal two more legislators on top of the current four.  Rizal Gov. Rebecca “Nini” Ynares […]

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SOLON WANTS MORE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS FOR RIZAL PROVINCE

Among the top 10 provinces in the Philippines, Rizal has the fewest number of representatives in the House of Representatives, with only four legislators representing close to 2.9 million Rizaleños. This, argues Rizal Second District Rep. Fidel Nograles, is the rationale behind his proposal to split Rizal’s second legislative district into three separate districts, “to […]

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REP. NOGRALES: TIME FOR MONTALBAN TO RECLAIM ORIGINAL NAME

Bring back Montalban. This, according to Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles, is the prevailing sentiment of residents of Rodriguez, Rizal who want to restore the original name of the first class municipality still popularly known in the country as Montalban. The first-term legislator revealed on Wednesday that during his tenure as Assistant Provincial Administrator […]