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Recto proposes amending LGU Code to increase tax share of local gov’t

More public funds could be despatched to the grassroots “without tinkering” with the 1987 Constitution, Sen. Ralph Recto on Saturday stated. He rejected the...

Koko tells public to ignore Alvarez’s bullying ways: Style niya yan!

Senate President Koko Pimentel on Saturday defended House Speaker Bebot Alvarez in opposition to accusations that the latter is a “bully.” Alvarez earned the...

Elago slams Alvarez’ zero budget threat to bully, silence opposition

Kabataan partylist Rep. Sarah Elago slammed House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for threatening to give zero budget to provinces that might not help Charter change...

Amendments to Local Gov’t Code enough

Congress ought to first have a look at how to correctly implement the Local Government Code (LGC) earlier than contemplating amending the Constitution and...

Con-Ass or Con-Con? Pacquiao: Bahala na si Lord!

Senator Manny Pacquiao leaves the destiny of the nation and the push for Charter change “to God.” He made the comment when requested to...

Showdown na! Pimentel says Senate to take ‘subsequent step’ after House insists on solo...

Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday merely shrugged off House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ plans to proceed with Charter change even with out...

Di ko na ma-control yan!

A battle could escape in Mindanao if Congress fails to go the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law and the amendments to the 1987 Constitution, President...

Walang bastusan! Escudero asks House to respect Senate

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Thursday reminded the House of Representatives that there nonetheless exists a bicameral system of legislature. “I respect the powers...

Frank, Ralph tells Bebot Cha-cha is dead even before it started

The proposed Charter change (Cha-cha), insofar because the Senate is involved, is a goner, two higher chamber leaders mentioned. “Cha-cha is dead,” Senate Minority...

You can’t dance or box without a partner or opponent

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Thursday scoffed at House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ insistence on having a Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) and joint...

Under federalism, Duterte will control less money

Making a pitch for the swap to federalism by way of Charter change, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez mentioned President Rodrigo Duterte himself would control less...

Ex-CJ Davide warns vs House railroading Cha-cha

Amendments within the 1987 Constitution could be simply railroaded by these within the House of Representatives, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr....

Senate can reject Con-ass resolution and SC can’t do anything about it

The Senate can't be charged for abuse of discretion if members of the House of Representatives will try to deliver earlier than the Supreme...

Senators close ranks vs Cha-cha railroad

In an unprecedented transfer, senators have put aside political affiliations and closed ranks in opposition to speeding Charter change. The senators additionally insisted on...

Bago ang lahat: Is there really a need for Cha-cha?

Senator Richard Gordon on Wednesday requested fellow lawmakers to seek out out whether or not there is a need for Charter change (Cha-cha) to...

Chiz says Senate to tackle Cha-cha in due time

Senator Chiz Escudero on Tuesday stated the Senate would undertake, “in due course,” its personal decision convening itself in a Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) to...

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