Barzaga wants Comelec to explain disqualification of poll automation bids Created on March 9, 2015, 10:09 am Posted by nup

Cavite Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. is asking why the Commission on Elections (Comelec) had disqualified the only two bidders for the P2.5 billion contract to supply additional automated vote counting machines for the 2016 elections. 

House OKs Nograles bill strengthening NLRC Created on March 2, 2015, 10:23 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has passed on third and final reading a measure authored by Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles which aims to speed up the resolution of labor disputes  by strengthening the government agency tasked to handle them. 

Measure reinforcing right to peaceful assembly hurdles committee level Created on March 2, 2015, 10:17 am Posted by nup

A bill allowing peaceful assemblies  in freedom parks, privately owned lots and the campuses of government-operated educational institutions without the need  to secure permits from state authorities has been endorsed for plenary approval by the House Committee on People’s Participation. 

Election service to be voluntary soon for public school teachers Created on February 23, 2015, 10:25 am Posted by nup

The House committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms chaired by Representative Fredenil Castro has approved for plenary debates a measure that would make election service non-compulsory on the part of public school teachers.

Lady solons push income tax relief for calamity victims Created on February 23, 2015, 10:24 am Posted by nup

Representatives Ma. Victoria Sy-Alvarado and Juliet Cortuna have jointly proposed a measure that would ease the  income tax burden of  taxpayers whose dwellings have been totally destroyed by  natural calamities.




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