Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco is proud to have named his newborn daughter after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, even if critics see it as the ultimate act of sucking up to the presidential daughter.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco is eyeing the revival of a measure granting emergency powers for President Rodrigo Duterte to address Metro Manila’s traffic woes if ever he will be elected as the next Speaker of the House of Representatives this coming 18thCongress.
President Rodrigo Duterte never gave his endorsement to either Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco or Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano even if they were the first to talk to him about their speakership bid in the incoming 18th Congress.
Taguig-Pateros Representative-elect Alan Peter Cayetano has allegedly threatened the House party-list bloc that he can be their worst enemy if ever they will not support his Speakership bid this coming 18th Congress.
Three candidates for the next Speaker on Thursday sought the support of the 50-strong party-list coalition, which, should they vote as a bloc, would constitute the second largest group in the House of Representatives after the ruling PDP-Laban.
MANILA – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte claimed that former Foreign Affairs secretary and Taguig-Pateros Representative-elect Alan Peter Cayetano issued a “veiled threat” that she is about to destroy the administration coalition if ever she backs the Speakership bid of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
MANILA – The highly anticipated battle for Speakership could be reduced to a mere formality for reelected Rep. Lord Allan Velasco as the Marinduque solon is reportedly President Rodrigo Duterte’s personal choice to lead the 303-man House of Representatives this coming 18th Congress.
DAVAO CITY – Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco has expressed confidence President Rodrigo Duterte’s record-high satisfaction rating will boost the chances of majority of the senatorial candidates supported by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) in Monday’s midterm polls.
MAMBAJAO, Camiguin – House Committee on Energy chair and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco has urged the Department of Energy (DOE) and industry players to ensure sufficient power supply during the May 13 midterm polls.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Monday asked the Department of Energy (DOE) and power industry players to ensure there will be sufficient power supply not only during Election Day, but all throughout the counting and transmission of votes.
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Wednesday once again introduced Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco as the person who will succeed outgoing House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
The opposition candidates’ tactic of negative campaigning is not helping lift their numbers and might be even alienating the electorate for focusing on criticism rather than presenting their programs and positive traits, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco said Friday.
MANILA – Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco said the negative campaigning tactic by members of the Otso Diretso senate slate is not helping them to increase their chances of winning in the upcoming May 13 midterm polls.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued show cause orders against 108 local chief executives over their failure to craft a 10-year solid waste management plan as mandated by the law.
Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano may be in for a tough battle for the speakership because the other lawmaker touted to run against him is close to the political scene’s newest power broker, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte.
It looks like former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano is suddenly facing an uphill battle in pursuing his dream to become the country’s next Speaker following the recent pronouncements made by the Duterte family.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco has vehemently denied he was plotting to oust former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from the Houlse leadership after the discovery of more than P50-billion worth of alleged insertions in the proposed 2019 National Budget.
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