Donald Trump’s US Senate trial will begin in the second week of February, days after a fresh impeachment case against the former president is transmitted by the House, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday.
Senator Grace Poe on Thursday said the Senate and the House of Representatives were able to reach a compromise in sealing and eventually ratifying the bicameral conference committee report on the amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act.
MANILA – The House of Representatives on Monday overwhelmingly approved on third reading a bill providing enhanced protection, security, and benefits for media workers.
MANILA – House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez on Friday called for the early approval by the Constitutional Amendments Committee of the proposed amendments to the economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution.
MANILA – The House of Representatives is set to hold its public hearing on the government’s coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccination plan on January 18.
MANILA – Leaders of political parties and blocs at the House of Representatives have signed a manifesto of support for Speaker Lord Allan Velasco’s proposal to amend the restrictive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution.
Let’s forgive them, they know not what they do.
Senate President Tito Sotto has filed a new bill renewing the franchise of ABS-CBN, as he expressed dissatisfaction with the lack of competetion on TV, leading to creeping “mediocrity” in broadcast programming.
Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe apologised to lawmakers on Friday over a scandal involving payments for supporters, a day after prosecutors said they would not indict him in the case.
The House of Representatives’ budget for 2021 has increased by P1 billion as Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco continues to appoint his allies as Deputy Speakers.
A bill providing enhanced protection, security, and benefits for media workers hurdled second reading approval at the House of Representatives. During Monday’s plenary session, the…
The position of Deputy Speaker has become a run of the mill appointment, no thanks to House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
MANILA – A measure seeking to extend the effectivity of Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2) has hurdled the committee level at the House of Representatives.
The hearings on the impeachment complaint filed against Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen could start next year, Deputy Speaker Rufus Rodriguez said on Wednesday.
“Hindi nag-originate dito sa House ang transmission,” clarified House Secretary General Mark Llandro Mendoza.
House Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco wants lawmakers to be among the first in line to be vaccinated against COVID-19, amid a global race to gain access to the much awaited vaccine.
House Secretary General Mark Llandro Mendoza denied there’s a COVID-19 outbreak at Batasang Pambansa Wednesday (December 2) despite 98 individuals testing positive for the virus last month.
MANILA – Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Monday said the probe on the devastating “Ulysses” floods will focus on coming up with long-term solutions to prevent life and property losses in future typhoons.
MANILA – The House of Representatives moved for an early adjournment on Tuesday amid an alleged coup plot being staged against Speaker Lord Allan Velasco.
MANILA – The House of Representatives will fast-track the approval of seven priority bills of Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, Majority Leader Martin Romualdez said on Friday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson maintained Thursday there can be no presumption of regularity in P20-billion amendments made by a so-called small group to the House version of the 2021 budget bill.
MANILA – The minority bloc in the House of Representatives has unanimously elected Abang Lingkod Party-list Rep. Joseph Stephen Paduano as their new leader, Marikina City Rep. Stella Quimbo announced on Monday.
President Rodrigo Duterte need not call another special session for the Senate to take up the budget in plenary sooner than what’s set in the legislative calendar, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said.