OPPOSITION Senator Leila de Lima has filed a measure that will establish a “Magna Carta of the Poor” to guarantee the full enjoyment of the fundamental rights of the poor by granting them ready access to government services and encouraging private sector’s investments in pro-poor programs.
OPPOSITION Senator Bam Aquino lambasted state college and university (SUC) administrations for continuously collecting miscellaneous and other mandatory fees from poor students despite a law that makes it illegal.
IF required by the court, embattled Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV is willing to go to Davao City to swear on his counter-affidavit in the libel case filed by Presidential son Paolo Duterte and Atty. Maneses Carpio.
FOLLOWING the allegation in the House of Representatives of a P55-billion hidden pork barrel in the 2019 proposed budget, Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson yesterday vowed to fight for its deletion in the Senate’s deliberation on next year’s general appropriations.