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.

Lawmaker seeks exam fee exemptions for indigent applicants Created on February 16, 2015, 1:20 pm Posted by nup

A partylist lawmaker wants indigent applicants exempted from the payment of fees for professional licensure, civil service eligibility and police eligibility examinations.

Nograles committee OKs bill on workers’ claims vs employer bankruptcy Created on February 16, 2015, 1:19 pm Posted by nup

The House Committee on Labor and Employment  chaired by Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles has approved a measure seeking to ensure that the claims of workers are given first priority in case their employers file for bankruptcy. 




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