The party list system has become quite a joke, with Ronald Cardema and the Duterte Youth group among its most recent reasons, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson
Give it a rest.
Respect their mandate, but keep an eye on them.
The wild goose chase involving Peter "Bikoy" Advincula should fuel efforts to impose harsher penalties on fake witnesses, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
A Senate hearing taking up the claims of "Bikoy" - the hooded figure in videos linking people close to President Rodrigo Duterte to the drug trade - may pave the way for legislation against fake witnesses, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
He must personally present a sworn statement, along with his evidence.
Now that the man calling himself Bikoy has surfaced, the Senate will await any evidence he will present to back his claims linking the family of President Rodrigo Duterte to the drug trade.
Being an absentee campaigner may threaten to bring former senator Manuel Roxas II his third straight poll defeat, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson has accepted his being "very unpopular" with many fellow lawmakers, over his actions to stop the insertion of pork in the national budget.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not buying Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's insistence that she knows nothing about the post-ratification manipulations of the 2019 budget by the House of Representatives leadership.
"Ordinary" taxpayers will soon have a bigger role to play in guarding the national budget against pork, with a bill Sen. Panfilo Lacson filed this week.
MAMBAJAO, Camiguin – Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) chairperson Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte lauded administration senatorial bet and former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa for outshining opposition rivals during…
In pursuing peace with communist rebels, the government is right in leaving out Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Ma. Sison, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Amid the possibility of the pork-ridden P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget being vetoed entirely by President Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Panfilo Lacson is now setting his sights on protecting the 2020 budget from pork.
Retired military and uniformed personnel need not worry about alleged cuts in their pension this year as claims that the Senate slashed the budget for it are "fake news," Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
The deadly shooting of a policeman along EDSA on Tuesday has prompted Sen. Panfilo Lacson to push for a shift in the public mindset on the possession and carrying of firearms outside residence.
Fake news, fake transparency.
With time running out, the House of Representatives leadership should pursue a sensible dialogue to end the impasse on the P3.757-trillion 2019 budget instead of using talking heads to muddle the issue and attack senators.
House Majority Leader Fredenil Castro reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson passing the General Appropriations Act is different from ordinary legislation.
Deputy Majority Leader Rodante Marcoleta reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson that the House of Representatives has the exclusive power of the purse under the 1987 Constitution.
An official of the House of Representatives has reminded Sen. Panfilo Lacson that only the Supreme Court (SC) can decide on the legality of every bill approved by Congress.
Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo could end up being arrested anew, this time for signing a "falsified" bicameral conference committee report on the P3.757-trillion 2019 budget, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson will join House appropriations committee chairman Rolando Andaya Jr. in denouncing supposed realignments by some senators in the 2019 budget - if Andaya has proof of it.
It just shows your true character.