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PASS OFW DEPARTMENT BILL NOW – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa has sought for the establishment of a department tasked to look after the interest of Filipinos overseas without causing a “swell” to the state bureaucracy since it will be an integration of functions of existing concerned government agencies. This after Dela Rosa authored and filed Senate Bill No. 2110 (SBN 2110), […]

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POLICE HEIGHT LIMIT BICAM REPORT GETS SENATE NOD

The Senate ratified the Bicameral Conference Committee Report on the proposed measure lowering the minimum height limits for applicants of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), and Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). The report, a reconciled version of Senate Bill No. 1563 authored and principally […]

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PROTECT YOUTH FROM COMMUNIST GROUPS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa is urging the government to protect Filipinos, especially the youth, from the recruitment efforts of communist groups that he said only want to topple the administration. In a statement during the hearing of the Senate Committee on National Defense to tackle Senate Resolution No. 559, Dela Rosa stressed that while Armed […]

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FILIPINOS SATISFIED WITH WAR ON DRUGS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa called on law enforcement officials to ‘go the extra mile’ in their efforts to win the government’s “war on drugs” as he reminded them to always put God first in all anti-illegal drugs operations to ensure that lives are preserved. Speaking before officials, employees, and guests at the Dangerous Drugs Board’s […]

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RELEASE OF TOP SECRET INFO FOLLOWS TACTICAL PROCEDURE – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa said law enforcement officials strictly follow tactical and strategic procedures in handling classified data concerning anti-crime operations to ensure that criminals will be charged and subsequently be placed behind bars. Dela Rosa said that based on his experience as a law enforcer, there is a need to meticulously follow tactical handling […]

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LIBERALIZE PROCESS, REQUIREMENTS OF FIREARMS REGISTRATION – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa has stressed the importance of his proposed amendment to Republic Act No. 10591 or the “Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act of 2013,” saying that it will be advantageous for all the stakeholders including the government, as it will also ensure additional revenue for the government coffers. In an interview during […]

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I AM SO HAPPY ROBREDO ACCEPTED THE DRUG CZAR POST – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa said the decision of Vice President Leni Robredo to accept the offer of President Duterte to be part of the government’s war on drugs is a welcome development as he expressed optimism that it will bolster the success of such efforts to rid the country of illegal drugs. In a press […]

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ADMIN SENATORS TO ROBREDO: ACCEPT POST IN ANTI-DRUG BODY

Some senators are urging Vice President Leni Robredo to accept her appointment as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD). Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Robredo should accept the new post given to her by President Rodrigo Duterte so that she would realize that the campaign against illegal drugs cannot be stopped. […]

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TRANSFER MANAGEMENT OF ALL JAIL FACILITIES TO BJMP – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa is pushing for the transfer of control and supervision over provincial and sub-provincial jails to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in a bid to improve the existing penal system in the country and ensure the adequate and efficient protection of inmates. In his Senate Bill No. 1100, Dela […]

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POLITICAL WILL CAN ADDRESS BUCOR MESS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa expressed high hopes that the alleged illegal practices in the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) will be fixed through serious and focused management and political will as he stressed that the agency has always been least prioritized in terms of funding. Dela Rosa made the statement amid the ongoing investigations by both […]