Funding for bill authorizing SEC to probe charitable groups gets House nod Created on March 23, 2015, 10:19 am Posted by nup

The House Committee on Appropriations has approved the funding provision for a measure that aims to authorize the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  to monitor or investigate private foundations, non-government organizations (NGOs) and other similar groups. 

NUP lawmaker pushes salary hike for government doctors Created on March 23, 2015, 10:18 am Posted by nup

Government doctors deserve a salary of at least P58,000 a month which is commensurate to their educational attainment and highly specialized skills, according to Representative Catherine Barcelona Reyes of the National Unity Party (NUP). 

House OKs bill regulating practice of naval architecture Created on March 16, 2015, 11:08 am Posted by nup

A measure regulating, promoting and protecting the professional practice of naval architecture in the Philippines has been approved by the House of Representatives on second reading. 

No to manual elections in 2016, says House suffrage committee head Created on March 16, 2015, 10:51 am Posted by nup

The chairperson of the suffrage committee of the House of Representatives has warned Comelec commissioners against any plan of reverting to manual elections next year, saying such proposals  could lead to  impeachment proceedings against them for violations of existing electoral reform laws. 

Mindanao lawmaker questions P27-B block grant for Bangsamoro region Created on March 9, 2015, 10:17 am Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles has expressed concern over a  provision in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that would provide the new autonomous region in Muslim Mindanao with a P27 billion annual block grant free from the scrutiny of the budget department and state auditors. 




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