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Budget on track: House ratifies bicameral report on the 2020 national budget

Philippines
The House of Representatives has ratified the bicameral conference report on the proposed 2020 National Budget. The P4.1 Trillion budget is awaiting the signature of President Rodrigo Roa ...
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House of Representatives to hold hearings on water concessionaire contracts

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Speaker of the House of Representatives Alan Peter Cayetano often turns to Facebook Live to broadcast his greetings, messages, and assurances to the Filipino people. His recent Live ...
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Speaker Cayetano leads solons in raising P10 M to winning SEAG athletes

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A new initiative in the House of Representatives sees Members pledging a portion of their January 2020 salaries to raise P10 M to be given as an additional ...
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SENATE BUDGET SCRAPS P3 B FROM PROPOSED PALAY PURCHASING FUND

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The major defining feature of the House of Representatives’ version of the 2020 National Budget was P9 billion in institutional amendments redirecting vital funds to critical programs for ...
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President Duterte to allow Congress to decide on term-sharing deal – Panelo

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The House of Representatives is currently enjoying some of its highest ratings in recent history. Members of the House have credited the leadership of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, ...
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Speaker Cayetano tells viewers to expect “big surprise” ahead of last day of scheduled budget plenary

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The House of Representatives is making good on its promise of a delay-free budget by sticking to its strict two-week schedule of plenary deliberations. Speaker Cayetano has accomplished ...
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House approves bill to ban all mining activity in Davao City

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The House of Representatives unanimously approved by the  third and final reading a proposed bill making illegal all mining activity in Davao city. The metro city is the ...
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House budget hearings will resume on Aug. 28

Philippines Politics
Though the budget deliberations of the House of Representatives had been temporarily suspended, the House’s appropriation’s committee will again resume budget briefings once Congress reconvenes on August 28. ...
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House Approves Proposed Caregivers Welfare Act

The House approved a bill seeking to uphold the rights of caregivers to decent employment and income, and to protect them against abuse, and exploitation.
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Caregivers Welfare Act The House of Representatives this week unanimously approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to uphold the rights of caregivers to decent employment ...
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House Confident Speaker Alvarez Ratings to Improve

House members are confident Speaker Alvarez's ratings will rise as people realize the many bills that will benefit the people passed under his leadership.
Philippines Politics
October 15, 2017 – House members expressed yesterday confidence that the ratings of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez will eventually rise again as people realize that many meaningful and much-needed ...
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