Posts Tagged House of Representatives

Velasco slams Cayetano for delays in House budget deliberation

Marje Pelayo   •   October 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Marinduque Representative Alan Jay Velasco expressed dismay over the delays in budget deliberations on Wednesday (September 30). He attributed the delays to House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano...

House leadership targets to ready 2021 national budget before end of November

Marje Pelayo   •   August 31, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers at the House of Representatives (HOR) are set to deliberate on the proposed 2021 national budget of 4.506 trillion pesos this week. Members of the Development...

House panel approves resolution for TV networks to air 3-hour educational programs

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 19, 2020

The House Committee on Sustainable Development Goals has approved House Resolution 856 that seeks to encourage private and public television stations to air three hours of educational programs. Alliance of...

Some lawmakers withdraw support for ‘Better Normal’ bill

Marje Pelayo   •   August 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Several members of the House of Representatives (HOR) oppose a provision in House Bill 6864 that prohibits mass gatherings. Section 6 of House Bill 6864 or the...

Congress to tackle proposed creation of a Medical Reserve Corps

Marje Pelayo   •   August 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives is set to discuss the possible creation of a medical reserve corps as a solution to the shortage of medical workers in the...

House panel approves P1.5-T fund to create jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 28, 2020

The House Defeat COVID-19 Committee has approved a bill seeking to provide a P1.5-trillion fund to create sustainable jobs amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. House Bill 6709 or the...

House solon wants charter change proposals shelved ‘indefinitely’

Robie de Guzman   •   May 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Cagayan de Oro Second District Representative Rufus Rodriguez on Thursday said he will propose the suspension of deliberations on the controversial charter change (Cha-Cha) proposals amid the...

Lawmaker files bill granting new franchise to ABS-CBN

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 6, 2020

Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez has filed a bill that would grant ABS-CBN Corporation a new franchise. On Wednesday (May 6), Rodriguez filed House Bill No....

House to prioritize discussion on COVID-19 relief measures

Robie de Guzman   •   May 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives on Monday said it will prioritize measures seeking to address the impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as it resumes session amid...

Bill seeking ‘new normal’ in post-quarantine PH filed in Congress

Robie de Guzman   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A measure seeking to institutionalize “new norms” of physical distancing after the lifting of the community quarantine has been filed at the House of Representatives. Ranking House...

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