BBL, economic amendments among House priorities in final session Created on July 20, 2015, 2:42 am Posted by nup

The approval of the Basic Law for the Bangsamoro region and amendments to the restrictive economic provisions of the Constitution are among the legislative priorities set by the House of Representatives in the third and last regular session of the 16th Congress. 

NUP lawmaker wants probe on contingency plans for Angat Dam Created on July 13, 2015, 2:20 am Posted by nup

Bulacan Representative Gavini Pancho has asked for a congressional probe to determine the government’s contingency plan to counter the negative effects of the dwindling water levels of the Angat Dam, which is a major source of water and energy in Luzon. 

Nograles bats for stricter occupational safety law Created on July 13, 2015, 2:17 am Posted by nup

Lawmakers led by Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles of the National Unity Party (NUP) are pushing for the swift approval of an Occupational Safety Law with stringent provisions to help prevent industrial accidents such as the Kentex factory fire that recently killed 72 workers in Bulacan. 

NBI Modernization Act approved on 2nd reading Created on July 7, 2015, 7:45 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has passed on second reading a proposed law seeking to reorganize and modernize the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).  

House committee OKs bill disqualifying candidates who fail to quit appointive posts Created on July 7, 2015, 7:44 am Posted by nup

The House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms has approved a measure disqualifying election bets who fail to vacate their appointive positions at the time they have filed their candidacies before the Commission on Elections. 




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