Senator Bam Aquino: If we amend Local Government Code, no need to change the Constitution
Local Government Code
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Why insist on Charter change for decentralization and devolution, if the Local Government Code already provides for it?
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The House of Representatives has recommended the filing of graft and other criminal and administrative charges against Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos over the alleged misuse of the province's P66.45-million tobacco excise tax collection.
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There is no need to overhaul the Constitution for the purpose of increasing the autonomy of local government units and regions as this can be done through the amendment of the Local Government Code, former Chief Justice Hilario Davide and…
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Before lawmakers seriously consider amending the Constitution and change the country’s form of government, Sen. Nancy Binay on Friday said they should first consider implementing first the Local Government Code.
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Congress should first look at how to properly implement the Local Government Code (LGC) before considering amending the Constitution and shifting to a federal form of government.
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Pro-federalism advocates are touting Charter change as a silver bullet to end "imperial" Manila's reign and spur the growth in the regions.
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Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte’s resignation isn’t final yet despite his surprise announcement before the city council on Christmas Day, his sister said.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has proposed making the national government lead the implementation of public healthcare services instead of local government units (LGUs).
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The possibility of postponing anew the barangay elections appears to be more feasible than the proposal of appointing barangay officials, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Monday (Mar. 27) said.
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Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto has denied any irregularity in the P45 million extra bonuses given to provincial employees, saying the amount was sourced from savings that is allowed by the Local Government Code. Nevertheless,…