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PANGILINAN: YES TO MORE AID FOR MORE FAMILIES

Vice presidential candidate Senator Kiko Pangilinan has justified his reason for voting against the approval of Republic Act No. 11494 or “Bayanihan to Recover as One Act” in 2020, saying it was due to the slow and dismal implementation of Bayanihan 1 and various corruption issues involving the government’s COVID-19 response. “Bukod sa malamyang performance […]

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COVID NOT COLORS SHOULD BE 2022 FOCUS – PANGILINAN

Solutions to address the hunger and joblessness brought by the pandemic should be the focus in the upcoming elections and not political colors, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said. “Our problem is not colors; our problem is COVID…Unless we contain COVID and manage it with interventions, everything else will remain stagnant,” Pangilinan said in response to a […]

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DSWD’S P4.12B BUDGET BOOSTS FIGHT VS HUNGER

The P4.12-billion budget of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for direct food purchase for its feeding programs will help Filipino farmers and fisherfolk and help combat hunger, said vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan. “Ako ay lubos na natutuwa na ang DSWD ay naglaan ng budget para sa direktang pagbili ng mga produktong […]

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INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF FRONTLINERS’ BENEFITS URGED

Senator Kiko Pangilinan has sponsored a measure seeking to institutionalize benefits for public and private frontliners during a state of public health emergencies as he aims for faster disbursement so they can use it for the needs of their families. Pangilinan said Senate Bill No. 2421 if passed into law, will help avoid a repeat […]

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FREE TRANSPORT FOR PRODUCTS OF FARMERS, FISHERFOLK – PANGILINAN

With oil prices scheduled to increase next week, Senator Kiko Pangilinan called on the government to take necessary measures to help the farmers and fisherfolk who will be affected by the hike. Based on reports, prices of diesel will go up by as much as P2.10 per liter while gasoline by P1.40 to 1.50 per […]

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Electric and Hybrid Vehicles to Help Solve Health and Income Problems – PANGILINAN

  Seeking to help solve problems of air pollution, public health, and low income of public utility drivers, Senator Kiko Pangilinan has pitched for the use of electric and hybrid vehicles. In filing Senate Bill 1540 or the “Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Including Charging Stations Promotions Act of 2017,” Pangilinan wants to lessen the country’s […]

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Tax Incentives for Direct Purchase of Agricultural Products From Farmers and Fisherfolks – PANGILINAN

  Just a couple of days before the Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month ended yesterday, the Senate on Tuesday passed on third and final reading the Sagip Saka Bill with a unanimous vote of 21-0. Senate Bill No. 1281, also known as the Sagip Saka Bill, seeks to provide tax incentives to the private sector that […]