Two party-list lawmakers have been making the headlines these past few months for being at the forefront of investigations at the House of Representatives, giving rise to talk that they might be interested in running for senator in the 2022…
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor, vice chairman of the House committee on health, is urging the Department of Health (DOH) to take advantage of social media in contact tracing people infected by the new coronavirus and those they…
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor urged ABS-CBN Tuesday (July 14) to use the P3.4 billion the network allegedly saved from avoiding taxes to help employees who would be displaced by the loss of its franchise.
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor hinted Tuesday (July 14) that ABS-CBN must be freed from the Lopezes’ control if it were to apply again for a new franchise.
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor has dismissed the comparison between death penalty and the denial of ABS-CBN’s franchise application.
The chairman of the House committee on public accounts is calling for “deeper cuts” in this year’s P4.1-trillion national budget to raise funds for Covid-19 response measures and the social amelioration program (SAP).
The national government will be spending P350 million this year to put up thousands of new “sanitary toilet facilities” to help suppress the resurgent polio virus that spreads via the fecal-oral route, Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike…
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Michael Defensor on Sunday urged the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to set a monthly minimum pay of P32,053 or higher for nurse practitioners in the private sector.
Every 12 hours, a Filipino – most likely male and aged between 15 to 34 years old – is dying of severe health complications from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Michael Defensor said on Sunday in…
The Department of Health (DOH) is getting P1.2 billion in fresh funding next year for the operations of 21 public residential drug treatment and rehabilitation centers, Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Michael Defensor said on Saturday.
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor on Sunday urged Vice President Leni Robredo “to destroy the demand for illegal drugs by sending as many abusers as possible to compulsory rehabilitation.”
Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III has bristled at the suggestion of Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor for the senators' 2020 budget to be slashed because they don't have defined constituents.
Despite a ceasefire between the House and the Senate, Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor on Friday continued his attack against senators for peddling rumors about supposed pork in the 2020 budget proposal.
'I should not have shown the text' Mike Defensor says sorry to Sara Duterte
MANILA – Anakalusugan Party-list Rep. Mike Defensor said majority of the members of the upcoming 18th Congress preferred to be given a free hand in choosing their next leader later next month.
Anakalusugan Party-list Rep. Mike Defensor has accused Taguig Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano of allegedly attempting to eliminate Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez from the speakership equation by reviving the term-sharing proposal.
MANILA – Incoming Anakalusugan Party-list Rep. Mike Defensor hinted that 1Pacman Party-list Rep. Mikee Romero could be booted out as leader of the party-list bloc following his unilateral action in signing the manifesto of for the…
Returning Congressman Mike Defensor (Anakalusugan Party-list) said Party-list Coalition Foundation, Inc. (PCFI) President and 1-Pacman Rep. Mikee Romero should maintain his neutrality over the hotly-contested Speakership battle next month…