The two houses of Congress should pass a concurrent resolution to grant ABS-CBN Corporation a provisional authority to operate while the 18th Congress tackles its franchise renewal.
Senator Grace Poe on Monday reiterated that a franchise is an act of “legislative grace.”
Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Friday said the scheduled Senate inquiry next week on the alleged franchise violations committed by ABS-CBN broadcast network is “not unconstitutional.”
The Senate must either approve or reject the renewal of the franchise of the ABS-CBN broadcast network.
Majority of the senators have shown interest to participate in next week’s inquiry on the allegations against ABS-CBN broadcast network.