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Alvarez bill wants couples tying the knot to forsake notion of conjugal property SPEAKER Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez has vowed to prioritize at the resumption of session the passage of his proposed law seeking to guarantee true love and deter marriage for money. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While observers said…

Visayan solon urges DU30 to include priority reforms in SONA

A Visayan congressman yesterday urged President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte to include in his priority reforms during his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) this afternoon the necessity to impose stringent measures in the banking industry. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Western Samar Rep. Cesar Mary Sarmiento made the statement…
  • Published in Metro

Lady solon: Legalize divorce to solve troubled marriages

A progressive woman party-list lawmaker yesterday strongly urged Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez to prioritize the immediate passage of a proposed law legalizing divorce in the country as ultimate solution to troubled marriages. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Sana po as much as possible ilagay niya (Alvarez) sa priority legislative agenda…
  • Published in Nation

Disaster department creation pushed

AMID the devastation caused by the earthquake in Eastern Visayas and the Marawi City crisis, Leyte Rep. Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez strongly urged yesterday President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte to certify as urgent measure her proposed law creating a separate department that would exclusively manage disasters and calamities in the country. (adsbygoogle…

Intensify anti-corruption drive in other gov’t bodies

AN opposition lawmaker yesterday strongly urged President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte to also intensify his anti-corruption drive in other government departments and agencies after the commendable decision firing Interior Sec. Ismael Sueño from his post. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); House senior Deputy Minority Leader and Buhay Hayaang Yumabong (Buhay) party-list…
  • Published in Nation

Ex-Speaker: Duterte ‘excellent’ in 1st year

FORMER Speaker Prospero “Boy” Nograles said President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte has been “excellent” during his first year in office and has largely delivered his key campaign promises. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “He has been exemplary in the key factors of the presidency,” said Nograles who has been a fierce…
  • Published in Nation

House leaders reject some senators’ calls for joint session on ML

THE House leadership rejected yesterday calls by some senators for Congress to hold a joint session to discuss extensively the Martial Law declaration of President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); With the support of the House supermajority to Martial Law proclamation, House Majority Floor Leader and Ilocos…

Senate urged to pass tax bill fast

SPEAKER Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez yesterday urged the Senate to swiftly approve the controversial government’s tax reform package to guarantee new taxes that would support the pro-poor programs of President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The bill will extend social benefits program to the poorest of the poor…
  • Published in Nation

Solon files proposed law approving P10B budget for Marawi rehab

AN opposition lawmaker yesterday filed a proposed law seeking to approve a 10-billion supplemental budget for the rehabilitation of Marawi City in line with President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte’s plan to allocate such amount for the rebuilding program. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); House Bill (HB) No. 5874 or the Tindeg…
  • Published in Nation

House body finds P16B for free tuition law

NO more sleepless nights for President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte on the implementation of Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act after the chairman of the House committee on appropriations has found an initial P16 billion out of an estimated P30 billion under the 2018 P3.76 trillion General Appropriations Bill (GAB)…
  • Published in Nation
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