Floirendo won’t do an Alvarez in the House

By DAVAOBREAKINGNEWS After having declared his interest on the top post of the House of Representatives, Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” Floirendo Jr. assured residents of the 1st congressional district that he will not do an Alvarez … Continue reading Floirendo won’t do an Alvarez in the House

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FLOIRENDO AS HOUSE SPEAKER A BIG HIT AMONG LAWMAKERS

“In the 18th Congress,  we will be all at par. The Speaker is not the boss of the congressmen. We are colleagues. There is no boss, no minions.” By ROGER M. BALANZA Davao del Norte 2nd District Rep. Antonio Floirendo … Continue reading FLOIRENDO AS HOUSE SPEAKER A BIG HIT AMONG LAWMAKERS

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Lacson urges Duterte: Veto ‘pork insertions’ in 2019 budget

“Lawmakers are incorrigibly insatiable and beyond redemption” Senator Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday called on President Rodrigo Duterte to use his line-item veto power to remove the alleged “pork” insertions of lawmakers in the proposed 2019 national budget. “Mr. President, you … Continue reading Lacson urges Duterte: Veto ‘pork insertions’ in 2019 budget

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House panel OKs bill lowering age of criminal liability

FROM 15 TO 9 The House Committee on Justice approved on Monday a bill lowering the age of criminal liability from 15 to nine years old, which amends Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006. … Continue reading House panel OKs bill lowering age of criminal liability

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PANELO: Trillanes’ threat claims ‘mere imagination’

Malacañang on Thursday said it is only Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s mere imagination that makes him think of threats allegedly coming from President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s camp. In a Palace press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said he is no … Continue reading PANELO: Trillanes’ threat claims ‘mere imagination’

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ANDAYA: ALVAREZ ALSO GOT BIGGEST PIE IN 2017, 2018 ANNUAL BUDGETS

House to continue probe on budget ‘irregularities’ As the sitting Speaker of the House of Representatives, Davao del Norte First District Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez also got the biggest pie among congressmen of funds for government projects under the annual budgets … Continue reading ANDAYA: ALVAREZ ALSO GOT BIGGEST PIE IN 2017, 2018 ANNUAL BUDGETS

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House OKs draft federal charter on final reading

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading its proposed federal charter. With 224 affirmative votes, 22 negative votes and three abstentions, the Lower Chamber approved Resolution of Both Houses 15, which seeks to propose revisions … Continue reading House OKs draft federal charter on final reading

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