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The Manila Times
Senate to try Comelec chief2018 and the tax reform bill, a priority measure. “There will not be any delay
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
2018 and the tax reform bill, a priority measure. “There will not be any delay because we will hold trial days when we are off from legislative work. Trial [will be held]on Thursday, Friday [and]Saturday,” Pimentel said in a text message. Congress... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fariñas on 2019 plans: Can I just retire instead?House Majority Leader Rep. Rodolfo Farinas INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON If he had
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
House Majority Leader Rep. Rodolfo Farinas INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON If he had his way, House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas would want to retire from politics in 2019 instead of pursuing a Senate seat, for now. ADVERTISEMENT In an interview with... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte party names 6 senatorial bets for 2019 mid-term pollsTHE Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) has identified six
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
THE Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) has identified six of 12 possible candidates for its senatorial slate in the 2019 mid-term elections. They are: Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel 3rd, House Majority Leader Rodolfo... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Fariñas’ armyThe sense of entitlement is strong with this one. And I don’t know how threaten
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
The sense of entitlement is strong with this one. And I don’t know how threatened House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas thinks he and his fellow members of Congress feel—he shouldn’t get away with this shameless bid to make taxpayers pay for his and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Baser instincts“The best time to be a law student.” This declaration was a regular part of the
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
“The best time to be a law student.” This declaration was a regular part of the freshman orientation spiel in my past life as a law school dean. I would congratulate every batch during my tenure (2006-2015) on the auspicious timing of their law... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Resignation callsIt was my first time to meet and talk with House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in a
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
It was my first time to meet and talk with House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez in a one-on-one interview last Wednesday. Since Alvarez was installed Speaker at the 17th Congress in July last year, we’ve been trying to invite him to guest in our Kapihan... Read more
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The Manila Times
House to adopt Senate bill postponing village pollsCONGRESS may no longer need to convene a bicameral conference committee to disc
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
CONGRESS may no longer need to convene a bicameral conference committee to discuss the postponement of the October 2017 barangay (village) and Sangguniang Kabataan (youth council) elections since the leadership of the House of Representatives had... Read more
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Sun Star
Farinas confirms BBL bill underwayHOUSE Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Farinas confirmed Thursday that the Malacan
Sun Star / Posted 27 days ago
HOUSE Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Farinas confirmed Thursday that the Malacanang-approved Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) bill will be filed at the House of Representative next week. The bill, drafted by the Bangsamoro Transition Committee, is expected... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Philippine lawmakers do rights backflip after outcryThe initial move to cut the Commission on Human Rights’s budget was in response
The Borneo Post / Posted 28 days ago
The initial move to cut the Commission on Human Rights’s budget was in response to its criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial war on drugs, which has claimed thousands of lives. AFP File Photo MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo... Read more
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Sun Star
House restores CHR, 2 other agencies' original budgetsTHE House leadership on Wednesday decided to restore the original 2018 budget a
Sun Star / Posted 28 days ago
THE House leadership on Wednesday decided to restore the original 2018 budget allocations for the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP). It could be recalled... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The Gods of the HouseIt’s easy to dismiss the proposal of Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Farinas to exemp
Manila Standard Today / Posted 28 days ago
It’s easy to dismiss the proposal of Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Farinas to exempt House members from arrest for minor traffic violations as the rantings of an entitled government official terminally detached from the reality that the rest of us have... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sotto, Drilon: Lawmakers still liable for traffic violations despite immunityPhilippine Daily Inquirer) Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Senate
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
Philippine Daily Inquirer) Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon agreed with House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas that lawmakers could not be arrested for offenses like minor traffic violations while... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fariñas to enforcers: Don’t delay lawmakers because of traffic violationsIlocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Farinas (Photo by GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Da
Inquirier.net / Posted a month ago
Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Farinas (Photo by GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas on Monday called for lawmakers’ parliamentary immunity from minor traffic violations that might delay their attendance in... Read more
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