House leadership shows off performance despite budget delays

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:33:06 +0000

House leadership shows off performance despite budget delays

MANILA, Philippines — The leadership of the House of Representatives patted itself on the back for its productive performance in legislation in spite of some major political hiccups, such as the monthslong delay in the passage of the 2019 budget during the yearlong tenure of outgoing Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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7 House members richer by more than 100% in a span of one year

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:13:59 +0000

7 House members richer by more than 100% in a span of one year

In just one year, seven House members have more than doubled their wealth with a party-list lawmaker topping the list and declaring P254.3 million net worth, representing a surge of 406.3 percent.

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Salceda: Romualdez has ‘more than absolute majority’ for House Speaker race

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:19:58 +0000

Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez has “more than absolute majority” for the Speakership race, a ranking lawmaker from the House of Representatives

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Salceda wants to chair House appropriations committee

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:05:28 +0000

Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Salceda has expressed desire to chair the House committee on appropriations in the coming 18th Congress.

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House commits to adopt Senate tobacco tax hike bill — Sotto

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 08:32:34 +0000

House commits to adopt Senate tobacco tax hike bill — Sotto

The House of Representatives has already committed to adopt the Senate version of a measure that seeks to raise the excise tax on tobacco products, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Monday.

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House panel proposes 2-week suspension of UV express’ P2P plan

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 10:18:53 +0000

House panel proposes 2-week suspension of UV express’ P2P plan

The House committee on Metro Manila development has proposed to postpone the point-to-point scheme implemented for UV Express transport services, to allow operators to inform drivers about the changes.

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Next Speaker should not bow to administration’s agenda — Lagman

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 08:44:30 +0000

Next Speaker should not bow to administration’s agenda — Lagman

The next Speaker of the House of Representatives should maintain the independence of the legislative body, instead of simply adhering to the agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, according to a veteran lawmaker.

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Loren bringing Senate experience, environmental advocacies to House

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 08:21:39 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Asked what she will miss the most once she leaves the Senate, outgoing Senator Loren Legarda had only one thing to say.

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House blames Comelec for low party-list votes

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 21:30:54 +0000

Less than half of the voters took part in the party list election on May 13, a low participation rate that the House of Representatives

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House leaders on Alvarez vote-buying allegations: ‘Congressmen are not cheap’

Credit to Author: GLEE JALEA| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 05:49:44 +0000

DAYS after Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez disclosed an ongoing money race between two other aspirants for the speakership, incumbent officials of the House of Representatives were quick to refute the…READ

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