House all set for today's SONA Created on July 27, 2015, 2:13 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives is all set for President Benigno Aquino III’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 27, 2015, with an expected audience of  2,700 guests consisting of legislators, members of the diplomatic corps, Cabinet officials and representatives from various sectors. 

Comelec to House panel: No to hybrid voting Created on July 20, 2015, 2:43 am Posted by nup

The Commission on Elections has informed the House of Representatives that it was rejecting a proposal for hybrid voting, which involves manual balloting and partial automation, after a test run showed its dismal results. 

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. 




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