Malacañang expects that the proposed 2021 national budget to be submitted to the Office of the President “on or before the second week of December.”
Malacañang expressed support for initiatives in Congress to increase funds for the procurement of coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines.
President Rodrigo Duterte directed his Cabinet to ignore people who use his name to gain favors.
Party-list Cong. Jericho urged the House leadership to conduct a thorough contact tracing among congressmen and personnel in the House of Representatives after congressional staff infected with COVID-19 died early morning of Monday.
And the war goes on.
Majority congressmen questioned the leadership of the House committees on Public Accounts and Good Government and Public Accountability for jointly hearing issues pertaining to energy which are not in the realm of their separate jurisdictions.
The House leadership has denied pressuring congressmen to back out from a resolution seeking to expedite the franchise renewal bill of embattled media conglomerate ABS-CBN.
Congressmen now “should heed signals” following the pronouncement of Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go that the Lower House should “vote according to your conscience” over the franchise renewal of broadcast giant ABS-CBN, Party-list Rep. Alfredo Garbin said.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman has accused the House leadership of pressuring congressmen who signed a resolution seeking to expedite the franchise renewal bill of broadcast giant ABS-CBN.
Congressmen have opposed the recommendation of the Executive Department for the inclusion of an anti-dynasty provision in the proposed amendments in the 1987 Constitution
House Deputy Speaker Vilma Santos-Recto together with five other congressmen from Batangas have backed President Rodrigo Duterte’s request for a P30-billion supplemental budget to help finance the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas devastated by Taal volcano explosion.
Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez has appealed to Solicitor General Jose Calida to let congressmen decide over the fate of the franchise renewal of broadcast giant ABS-CBN amid its expiration by the end of March.
Mindanao-based congressmen have condemned the brutal murder of state auditor Guiaria Akmad recently.
The House leadership is eyeing to raise some P10 million from salaries of congressmen to grant additional benefits to Filipino gold medalists in the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG).
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said he is willing to give up the Speakership if he thinks he already lost the support of majority of congressmen.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon on Wednesday (Nov. 27) reminded congressmen not to interfere with the work of the poll body.
House Committee on Ways and Means chair Joey Salceda admitted that congressmen have no choice but to support the policies of the administration since they are afraid of President Rodrigo Duterte.
The House of Representatives has secured the second reading passage of a proposed legislation that seeks to extend the shelf life of the 2019 National Budget.
Militant congressmen lauded the decision of the Supreme Court that the basic salary of nurses should not be lower than Salary Grade 15.
The House of Representatives under the 18th Congress may set the record for the fastest budget deliberation in its history as congressmen are expected to approve the proposed P4.1-trillion budget for 2020 on final reading respectively this Friday.
A record-high average of 247 lawmakers have been present at the House of Representatives every session. Deputy Speaker Boyet Gonzales commended his colleagues for their dedication since the opening of the 18th Congress on July 22.
Congressmen from the minority bloc are seeking a probe on the proliferation of online casinos that employ Chinese workers in the country.
When will this ever end?