With a vote of 242-6-0, the House of Representatives on Monday approved House Bill 6953 or the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, also known as Bayanihan 2, on third and final reading.
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
As expected, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano reportedly has no plans to step down from the House leadership this October despite his supposed term-sharing with Marinduque Rep. Lord Alan Velasco.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday blasted House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for saying it was time for the nation to “move forward” from the issue of the House denying ABS-CBN’s franchise application.
‘Di aabot sa sampung boto! Iglesia Ni Cristo, Pulong Duterte team up to kill ABS-CBN’s franchise bid
With committee deliberations on ABS-CBN’s franchise over, presidential son Davao City Rep. Paolo “Pulong” Duterte and Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) are reportedly stepping up pressure on lawmakers to shut the media giant down for good.
Nine House leaders led by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano have flagged four kinks in the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)’s implementation of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) that were believed responsible for the…
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said advocates of the Anti-Terrorism Bill failed to realize that the entire bill was abuse waiting to happen.
House Assistant Minority Floor Leader France Castro has accused Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his allies of planning to create an “electoral war chest” following the House approval of the P1.5-trillion COVID-19 Unemployment Reduction…
Print, radio, online journos still barred from covering Lower House under GCQ: TV lang ang pwede kay…
Print, online, and radio journalists assigned in the House of Representatives remain barred from covering inside the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City despite the relaxation of the lockdown policy in Metro Manila which is now under…
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano has denied that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the House of Representatives to drop the proposal to grant ABS-CBN a provisional franchise.
The chairman of the House committee on constitutional amendments on Thursday doused cold water on moves by Charter change advocates to push for constitutional amendments amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Deputy Speaker and Pampanga Rep. Aurelio Gonzales Jr. is calling on the government to postpone the reopening of all public and private schools until a vaccine against Covid-19 is developed and made available in the country.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon expects ABS-CBN’s shutdown to last until August after the House of Representatives abandoned its plan to give the network a provisional franchise.
It could take the House of Representatives until August to decide on ABS-CBN’s franchise application, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said.
ABS-CBN can't bike or bark at the Duterte administration with the provisional franchise approved by the House of Representatives according to Sen. Kiko Pangilinan.
The House of Representatives on Monday reconsidered its second breading approval of a measure seeking to grant broadcast giant ABS-CBN a provisional franchise valid until Oct. 31, 2020.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Saturday responded to Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s tirade slamming him and Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza for their criticisms of the House’s inaction toward the bills renewing ABS-CBN’s franchise.
Former Cabinet Secretary Rigoberto Tiglao suspects House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano railroaded the passage of a provisional franchise for ABS-CBN so he can use the network to further his political ambition.
The House of Representatives might have violated the Constitution in its haste to pass the provisional franchise for ABS-CBN, Senator Francis Pangilinan said Thursday (May 14).
Korina Sanchez doubts the House of Representatives, led by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, will make good on its word to give ABS-CBN a provisional franchise despite the passage on second reading of a bill that will put the network back on…
The House of Representatives still is in no rush to hear ABS-CBN’s franchise application, even if more than a week has passed since the network went off the air.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Tuesday questioned the priorities of the House leadership in the matter of ABS-CBN’s franchise, noting that while Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano was intent on punishing the National Telecommunications Commission…
Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez on Monday defended Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano from critics blaming him for the shutdown of ABS-CBN.
Vice President Leni Robredo scored the House of Representatives, led by Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, for dragging its feet on ABS-CBN’s franchise application, which eventually led to the network’s shutdown.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Friday called out Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for not admitting responsibility for the shutdown of ABS-CBN and passing the blame entirely on the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and Solicitor General…