Many lawmakers are in favor of a proposal to create a Department of Disaster Resilience, according to Malacañang.
Still licking his wounds from his spectacular fall from grace, Taguig Rep. Alan Cayetano could not help himself but blame President Rodrigo Duterte for the current situation in the legislative branch.
Agusan del Norte Rep. Lawrence Fortun has expressed confidence that the new decade will mark the start of a surge in finance and banking in Mindanao following approval of initial implementing regulations of the new Islamic Banking Law.
House Deputy Speaker and CIBAC Party-list Eduardo Villanueva has initiated the re-filing of proposed measure which guarantees security of tenure for workers.
House Majority Floor Leader Martin Romualdez said he’s optimistic that the Lower House will be able to approve “in record time” the priority legislations laid down by President Rodrigo Duterte during his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Tuesday suggested that the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) be convened at the earliest possible time so that both
The House of Representatives on Saturday said some 383 bills and resolutions were enacted into law, as of June 4, in the 17th Congress, of which 120 were national in scope.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III rejects calls to review the Rice Tarrification Law just four months after it took effect last March 5.
Now that he is a senator, seasoned legislator Risa Hontiveros advises neophyte colleague Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa to grow up
Senator Francis Tolentino on Thursday (July 11) expressed optimism that his proposal to give President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers to solve the traffic crisis will gain the support of other lawmakers.
Senator Risa Hontiveros advised her neophyte colleague, Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, to grow up after he shared his hurt over the conduct of hearings at the Senate when he was the Philippine National Police chief.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte proved she was a force to be reckoned with in Philippine politics when she engineered the removal of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez at the start of the 17th Congress’ third regular session last year.
Three senators posted a perfect attendance during the 17th Congress, 100% present during the 229 plenary sessions are
The application for franchise network giant ABS-CBN is considered dead under the 17th Congress, former President and now outgoing House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said.
Showbiz personalities working at ABS-CBN have banded together with its employees to press the House of Representatives to approve the network’s franchise, which will expire in March 2020.
Following last week’s sine die adjournment, the application for franchise network giant ABS-CBN is considered dead under the 17th Congress, former President and now outgoing House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said.
Ipinagmalaki ni Buhay Party List Representante Congressman
Lito Atienza na sya ang pumigil kaya hindi nakalusot ang same sex marriage
sa kongreso nitong 17th congress.
Senator Francis Pangilinan racked up the most number of absences in the Senate in the third regular session of the 17th Congress, records show.
The proposed Judges-At-Large Act now awaits the signature of President Rodrigo Duterte after its approval before the Senate and the House of Representatives a day before the sine die adjournment of the 17th Congress.
Six senators bid goodbye on the last session day of the 17th Congress, Sen. Gringo Honasan was the first to deliver is valedictory speech
The cause of public health and women “won big” in the 17th Congress, Senator Risa Hontiveros said on Wednesday.
The Senate of the 17th Congress has left behind an achievement of passing 464 bills that were enacted into law, some of which are landmark pieces of legislation that aim to uplift the lives of Filipinos.
Outgoing Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano said his farewells on the last session day of the 17th Congress, but added he would continue being a voice for the opposition as a private citizen.