September 21, 2018
EVEN an opposition solon who’s a stalwart of the Liberal Party lauded former President now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for exposing the alleged “insertions” in the 2019 proposed national budget.
September 21, 2018
SPEAKER Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is keeping her promise to support the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte, including the ban on open pit mining.
September 20, 2018
THE House leadership assured the Senate, particularly Senator Panfilo Lacson, that the 2019 proposed national budget is now pork-free.
September 20, 2018
DUE to delayed and canceled projects in 2017, the Philippine government is forced to pay P230.17 million in penalties to foreign lenders.
September 19, 2018
THE Hugpong ng Pagbabago and Partido Demokratikong Pilipino (PDP-Laban) will field a common slate of at least seven senatorial candidates in the coming mid-term elections.
September 19, 2018
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco denied involvement in a plot to remove Arroyo as House Speaker, saying he will remain supportive of the former President.
September 19, 2018
THE deliberations on the proposed 2019 national budget was stalled again yesterday after solons failed to resolve the issue of alleged insertions amounting to P55 billion.
September 18, 2018
This is what some lawmakers wanted to know as they deferred the deliberation of the proposed 2019 national budget amounting to P3.757 trillion. The plenary session was adjourned yesterday without discussing the budget.
September 16, 2018
CONTINUING its reorganization the House of Representatives elected former First Lady now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos as the chairwoman of a newly-created committee.
September 16, 2018
THE Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) won support in the House of Representatives.