Lawmakers provide financial aid to families of 44 SAF heroes Created on February 3, 2015, 10:54 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has adopted a resolution to provide financial assistance to the families of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers of the Philippine National Police who were killed in action in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25. 2015. 

Lawmaker presses bill mandating insurance cover for all gov’t properties Created on January 26, 2015, 3:15 pm Posted by nup

Cagayan Rep.Randolph Ting is urging the Congress to swiftly pass his measure mandating insurance coverage for all government properties, including municipalities below first-class,  in the wake of the series of destructive typhoons that enter the country every year. 

Nograles steers House approval of reforms in Nat’l Apprenticeship Program Created on January 26, 2015, 3:13 pm Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles has helped steer the passage of a priority measure in the House of Representatives instituting reforms in the country’s labor training program, with the aim of improving the competitiveness and skills of Filipino manpower, particularly the youth. 

Solon proposes amendments to Domestic Shipping Law Created on January 22, 2015, 11:26 am Posted by nup

A partylist lawmaker is pushing the Congress to approve his measure granting the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA)  full authority to set policies, rules and guidelines in accrediting only one local classification society in the domestic shipping industry. 

Bill allows community DENR officers to issue tree-cutting permits Created on January 22, 2015, 11:24 am Posted by nup

A  National Unity Party (NUP) lawmaker is pushing the swift approval of a measure authorizing the community office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)  to issue permits to landowners for the cutting, gathering and use of naturally grown trees, but only for personal and private purposes.




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