Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go’s “conscience vote” appeal to the Lower House in connection with ABS-CBN is a clear signal for congressmen to finally hear the consolidate bill over franchise renewal of the embattled…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has scored anew Solicitor General Jose Calida for saying that gag orders are issued “not to curtail the freedom of expression and of the press or restrict the public’s access to information.”
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has scored the quo warranto case filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida against media conglomerate ABS-CBN, calling it “unwarranted and misplaced.”
The reported “mistrust” on Vice President Leni Robredo’s handling of “confidential information” is President Rodrigo Duterte’s excuse for not allowing her to succeed as the country’s anti-drugs czar, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said.
It is utterly unnecessary for President Rodrigo Duterte to threaten Vice President Leni Robredo with dismissal as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) if she would reveal “state secrets” on illegal drugs,…
Vice President Leni Robredo’s new role as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) would necessitate additional modest allocations to augment the appropriation of her office, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said Congress should “reduce” President Rodrigo Duterte’s P4.5-billion intelligence fund for 2020 and augment it instead to the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) being co-chaired by Vice President…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman is pushing for amendments to the Revised Penal Code (RPC) to finally repeal what he believed is “archaic” section of the law that penalizes those who offend “religious feelings.”
The reduction in maternal and infant mortality in the Philippines is partly attributable to the passage and implementation of the Reproductive Health Act since December 2012, according to Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, principal author of the RH…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Monday said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo was wrong in saying that the declaration of martial was a tool to save democracy, as he argued that it did the opposite.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Saturday slammed the “false pride” of the Duterte administration following reports the President ordered all departments and agencies to reject loans and grants from 18 countries that backed an Iceland-led…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman defended on Saturday the speedy termination of the appropriation panel’s deliberation on the Office of the President’s proposed P8.2 billion budget for 2020.
Malacañang on Thursday shrugged off the claim of a lawmaker that the release of nearly 2,000 inmates convicted of heinous crimes was a “massive jailbreak.”
Regardless of political affiliation, various lawmakers united Tuesday (September 3) to protest the decision of an Albay court to grant bail to former Daraga mayor Carlwyn Baldo for the killing of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe.
Sen. Manny Pacquiao defended Sen. Bong Go's Malasakit Center after being criticized by Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman Sen. Bong Go was the brains behind Malasakit Centers
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Wednesday slammed Sen. Bong Go’s “unparliamentary language and malevolent innuendoes” during his privilege speech in which the rookie senator made a personal attack on the veteran congressman.
Senator Bong Go slammed Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman Tuesday (August 27) for accusing him of using Malasakit Centers to gain political mileage.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Friday said the Liberal Party must stand as the opposition party in the House of Representatives, especially with fresh attacks against its chair, Vice President Leni Robredo.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Tuesday slammed Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin for calling Vice President Leni Robredo “boba” after she questioned the actions of the Department of Foreign Affairs in recalling all diplomatic…
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will let the three-man panel from the House of Representatives figure out how to resolve the stalemate with the Senate over the proposed 2019 national budget.
A “very happy” House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo expressed delight over the decision of the Supreme Court upholding the right of Congress to extend the imposition of martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2019.
The Supreme Court (SC) set down rules for the conduct of oral arguments concerning the petitions which sought to stop the martial law extension in Mindanao.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman is claiming that the Duterte administration is cracking down on-profit organizations like foundations and NGOs through profiling and witch-hunt by the Securities and Exchange Commission.