‘Bato’ sees easy time in learning Senate’s ins and outs

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 10:11:45 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Senator-elect Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa on Thursday said he already received assurance from experienced lawmakers that learning the system and ways of the Senate would not be as arduous.

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Senators ‘to do their best’ to pass sin tax bill before Congress ends — Zubiri

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 12:03:50 +0000

The senators “agreed to do our best” to pass the bill seeking to raise the excise tax on tobacco products before Congress adjourns.

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‘Endo’ bill passed on third reading at Senate

Credit to Author: BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:55:48 +0000

VOTING 15-0-0, the Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final reading the proposed Security of Tenure Act or End Endo Bill prohibiting labor-only contracting. Sen. Joel Villanueva, chairman of…READ

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LOOK: Senators-elect do Duterte fist bump except Poe, Binay

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 06:00:33 +0000

LOOK: Senators-elect do Duterte fist bump except Poe, Binay

All newly-elected senators, except for senators Grace Poe and Nancy Binay, made President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature fist bump during the proclamation of winning senators on Wednesday.

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Angara: Federalism still has a long way to go

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 05:05:02 +0000

MANILA, Philippines—The push for a federal form of government still has a “long way to go” even as the majority of senators are allies of President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been calling for a shift to federalism, reelected senator Sonny Angara said Wednesday.

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Bong Go: Federalism a ‘long shot’

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 05:01:32 +0000

Bong Go: Federalism a 'long shot'

Senator-elect Christopher “Bong” Go conceded that President Duterte’s push for federalism remained a “long shot,” noting the public’s lack of awareness.

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Nancy Binay on JV Ejercito’s loss: He will be back

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 03:53:51 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Reelected Senator Nancy Binay on Wednesday said she is confident that Senator JV Ejercito can stage a Senate comeback after failing in his reelection bid in the 2019 midterm elections.

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5 reelectionists, 4 returning, 3 new faces proclaimed senators

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 02:49:11 +0000

proclamation of senators

Five incumbent senators won back their seats in the Senate, with three first-time senators and four former senators joining them.

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Dela Rosa: ‘Senador na ako!’

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 02:46:30 +0000

“Masaya ako! Senador na ako!” Senator-elect Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa expressed joy on Wednesday as he spoke briefly to the media at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

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