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BFP NEEDS 20K MORE FIREFIGHTERS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa is pushing to expand the powers and functions of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) considering the agency’s crucial role in saving lives and properties in times of fire and various disasters. In his Senate Bill No. 1832 or the “Bureau of Fire Protection Modernization Act of 2020,” Dela Rosa pointed […]

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DISMISS COPS SKIPPING RANDOM DRUG TEST – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa has called on the leadership of the Philippine National Police to dismiss from service police officers who skipped drug tests, and to weed out from the organization those who are involved in illegal drugs as part of its internal cleansing program. Dela Rosa issued the call during a public hearing conducted […]

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DELA ROSA BATS FOR ADAC IN EVERY PROVINCE

Senator Bato dela Rosa is pushing to institutionalize an anti-drug abuse council (ADAC) in every part of the country to sustain the Duterte administration’s war against illegal drugs and ensure a safer and more secured future for every Filipino. In his Senate Bill No. 1952 or “An Act Institutionalizing Anti-Drug Abuse Councils in Provinces, Cities, […]

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SENATOR DELA ROSA RECOVERS FROM COVID-19

Senator Bato Dela Rosa reiterated the need to exert extra effort in following the health protocols being implemented by the government to ensure the safety of everyone from the coronavirus disease 2019 or the dreaded COVID-19. In his first live interview following his discharge from the hospital due to COVID-19, Dela Rosa shared his fight […]

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INCREASE MARAWI REHABILITATION BUDGET – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa expressed full support for an increase in the budget of the housing department as well as the reconstruction and rehabilitation of war-torn Marawi City to ensure a decent and permanent shelter for all Filipinos. In his manifestation during the Senate public hearing on the proposed budget of the Department of Human […]

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DELA ROSA TO FB: EXPLAIN WHY PAGES WERE TAKEN DOWN

Senator Bato Dela Rosa says is not pushing for a ban of the social networking site Facebook in the country as he stressed the need for the social media giant to explain the reasons for the recent takedown of some pro-government accounts and pages, which he said is a definite national security concern. In two […]

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AMEND LAW TO PROVIDE STRICTER MEASURES TO PROTECT FRONTLINERS, PATIENTS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato dela Rosa is seeking to ensure the safety of the Filipino people at all times as well as to protect medical workers, law enforcers and other security personnel while performing their duties in times of crises. In his Senate Bill No. 1533 or “An Act Amending Republic Act No. 11332, Otherwise Known As […]

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RESTORE DEATH PENALTY FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING, DRUG-RELATED CRIMES – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato dela Rosa has defended his proposal for the restoration of the death penalty, saying his bill will only cover drug trafficking and other drug-related crimes. “Yung aking proposed measure, sa drug trafficking lang yon. Yung ibang heinous crime hindi kasama kasi nakikita ko mahihirapang lumusot. (My proposed measure covers only drug trafficking. Other heinous crimes are not included because […]

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DEATH PENALTY COULD HAVE AVERTED POSSIBLE RELEASE OF SANCHEZ – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato dela Rosa said the possible release of rape and murder convict, former Calauan, Laguna mayor Antonio Sanchez, could have been averted if capital punishment still existed in the country. Dela Rosa made the statement as he renewed his push to pass the proposed law restoring the death penalty following reports of the early […]

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DETAIN SUSPECTED TERRORISTS FOR AT LEAST 30 DAYS – DELA ROSA

Senator Bato Dela Rosa is pushing to amend the provision of the Anti-Terrorism Law that prescribes the reglementary period of detention for suspected terrorists. During the hearing conducted by the Committee on National Defense and Security chaired by Senator Ping Lacson, Dela Rosa sought the revision of Republic Act 9372 also known as the Human […]