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.
MANILA – Leaders from various political parties and power blocs in the House of Representatives met on Tuesday to back Speaker Lord Allan Velasco’s resolution proposing amendments to the restrictive economic provisions in the 1987 Constitution.
MANILA – Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Thursday filed twin measures seeking to grant President Rodrigo Duterte the power to suspend the scheduled increases in the contribution rates of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and the Social Security System (SSS) “in times of national emergencies.”
MANILA – The House of Representatives is ready to review the Universal Health Care Act and its implementing rules and regulations, particularly the scheduled increase in Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) contribution rates this year.
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco and his wife had the signage removed shortly after Politiko posted an article about it.
Leading this committee during a pandemic is overwhelming,” Vargas said.
The names of Speaker Lord Allan Velasco and his wife, Wen, were prominently placed on the Christmas tree.
9 Deputy Speakers are lording over the lower chamber because Velasco appointed 9 of his allies to the plum post.
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco is jumping on the bandwagon blaming Transportation Secretary Art Tugade for the epic failure in implementing the cashless tollway system.
This ceremony is a clear recognition of both personal achievement and commitment to duty,” Velasco said during the ceremony.
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Thursday welcomed the timely passage of the proposed PHP4.506-trillion national budget for 2021 in the Senate.
MANILA – Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Wednesday took his oath as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserve Force of the Philippine Army (PA).
Mendoza represented the 4th District of Batangas in the House from 2007 to 2016.
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.
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco and two other House leaders on Monday filed a resolution calling for a congressional inquiry into the cause of massive flooding that submerged the provinces of Cagayan and Isabela during the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses.
MANILA – Just only a month after being installed in power, Speaker Lord Allan Velasco is supposedly facing a new challenge as a group of disappointed congressmen are reportedly plotting his ouster from the House leadership.
Speaker Lord Allan Velasco said the House of Representatives is ready “to hit the ground running” and looks forward to the ratification of the proposed P4.506-trillion national budget for 2021 as the 301-man chamber is set to resume its session on Monday, November 16.
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.
MANILA – Several lawmakers at the House of Representatives have pledged their full salary for the month of November to help victims of Typhoons Quinta and Rolly.
MANILA – The House of Representatives on Friday paid tribute to its incumbent and former members and employees who passed away in the midst of the coronavirus disease-19 (Covid-19) pandemic this year.
The House of Representatives will transmit on Tuesday its approved version of the PHP4.506-trillion 2021 General Appropriations Bill to the Senate one day ahead of the promised date, according to Speaker Lord Allan Velasco.
MANILA – Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Monday called on the Senate to prioritize the passage of a bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience (DRR) as Typhoon Quinta battered different parts of Luzon.
MANILA – Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Monday assured the public that there are no ”pork barrel” allocations in the House-approved version of the proposed PHP4.5-trillion national budget for 2021.