House starts plenary debates on P22.4-B supplemental budget Created on December 15, 2014, 11:02 am Posted by nup


The House of Representatives has started its plenary debates on the proposed P22.4-billion supplemental budget for the current fiscal year, which will be used to fund 26 government projects, including those that involve the rehabilitation of areas devastated by supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).

NUP leader backs bill setting minimum price for cigarette packs Created on December 9, 2014, 10:51 am Posted by nup

A high-ranking leader of the National Unity Party (NUP) is strongly supporting a measure that aims to deter smoking among the youth by setting a high minimum floor price for locally sold cigarettes. 

Nograles pushes passage of Green Jobs Act Created on December 9, 2014, 10:50 am Posted by nup

Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles has called for the swift approval of his  measure that aims to create jobs in industries utilizing green technologies or  innovations that reduce the adverse effects of climate change. 

Alvarez proposes 20% discount for children with special needs Created on December 1, 2014, 10:45 am Posted by nup

Palawan Representative Franz Alvarez of the National Unity Party (NUP) is pushing a measure that aims to grant Filipino children with special needs a 20% discount on their purchases of basic goods and services, such as food and medicines.

Bill proposes allocating 5% of income tax to charities, NGOs Created on December 1, 2014, 10:43 am Posted by nup

Partylist lawmakers Cresente Paez and Anthony Bravo have proposed a law giving taxpayers the option of allocating 5% of their income tax to charitable institutions and non-government organizations.  




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