There's an urgent need of emergency powers - Senator JV Ejercito
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The Senate does not need to grant President Duterte emergency powers to fix the perennially faulty MRT, Senator Edgardo Angara said.
Senator JV Ejercito: Emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte will fast-track government infra projects
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Senator Grace Poe thinks President Rodrigo Duterte has lost interest in pushing Congress to grant him emergency powers to unlock the daily gridlock on roads in Metro Manila and other urban centers in the country.
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Tugade assures emergency powers will not be abused
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Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has had enough of Transportation Secretary Art Tugade's failure to improve the traffic problem and other transportation issues after nearly six months in office.
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Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade presented the traffic crisis as a bigger problem than it should be when he asked Congres for emergency powers,
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Kabayan party-list Rep. Harry Roque on Thursday (September 15) insisted that there's no legal justification for Congress to grant "emergency powers" to President Rodrigo Duterte as far as solving the traffic problem is concerned.
Senator Grace Poe is looking at passing a measure seeking to give extraordinary powers to President Duterte by December, vowing to hold marathon hearings to immediately address the traffic mess in Metro Manila.
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Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara advised his colleagues on Thursday (June 23, 2016) to study hard the proposed granting of emergency powers to President-elect Rody Duterte, particularly on lifting the restrictions on bidding for projects related to…
The Senate is bent on clipping the scope of the special authority it will give President Benigno Aquino III to deal with the imminent power crisis in Luzon next year. Senate energy committee chair Senator Sergio Osmeña assured the upper…