The P679.7-million funding for the office of Vice President Leni Robredo is not the “smallest slice” of the 2021 budget as her supporters claimed, Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor said on Wednesday.
Rep. Mike Defensor
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…
After succeeding in the bid to deny ABS-CBN’s franchise application, President Rodrigo Duterte’s son has joined forces with six other lawmakers to investigate the P1.6-billion worth of loans that the Development Bank of the Philippines…
Fifteen of the 70 lawmakers who voted for the denial of ABS-CBN’s franchise application are among the politikos selected to watch President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) live on July 27.
Hindi nakontento: Rep. Mike Defensor, Rep.Jonvic Remulla, Rep. Rodante Marcoleta laying out plans for ABS-CBN takeover.
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. Mike Defensor urged state universities in Batangas, Cavite and Laguna to consider offering portions of their campuses as possible temporary evacuation sites for people displaced by Taal Volcano’s unrest.
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor backed on Saturday the P3.18 billion allocation in the proposed 2020 national budget to fund the 48-percent increase in the base pay of government nurses.
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.”
Dapat umanong may pananagutang sa batas ang mga opsiyal ng barangay na kunsintidor ng mga illegal vendors
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor on Friday praised Senate President Tito Sotto, saying he was joining him in his call to have “an open, public and transparent debates and discussions” on the 2020 national budget.
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.
'I should not have shown the text' Mike Defensor says sorry to Sara Duterte
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) still opposes the term-sharing deal for the speakership that was successfully lobbied by the camp of Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano.
Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate on Wednesday said it is premature to talk of the minority leadership now when the fight for the House speakership is “actually far from over despite an ex cathedra intervention.”
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor on Wednesday apologized to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for dragging her name into an apparent effort to lobby lawmakers to defy President Rodrigo Duterte’s term-sharing deal for the speakership.
Invitations to join the Hugpong ng Pagbabago-led “Duterte Coalition” are still circulating among congressmen even though President Rodrigo Duterte already recommended to proceed with the term-sharing deal to finally end the speakership row.…
Anakalusugan Party-list Rep. Mike Defensor said there were still forces trying to resist the 1521 term-sharing deal revived by President Rodrigo Duterte between Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano and Mariduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano has admitted that Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez has the speakership in the bag if voting in the House of Representatives will take place this week.