Uy files bill regulating the use of ‘habal-habal’ vehicles in Visayas, Mindanao Created on September 8, 2014, 10:05 am Posted by nup

The operation of the habal-habal or motorcycle taxi, an indigenous means of transportation widely used in farflung areas in the Visayas and Mindanao, should be controlled and  regulated  by the local government units (LGUs), Misamis Oriental Representative Juliette Uy said.

Belmonte: House against tinkering the Constitution to extend term limits Created on September 1, 2014, 10:24 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. reasserted his stand against amending the Constitution to extend the term limits of elective officials, stressing that his position only favors revisions to the Charter’s economic provisions. 

Lawmakers propose 5-year job assistance program for poor communities Created on September 1, 2014, 10:24 am Posted by nup

To help the rural poor become economically productive, two partylist lawmakers have filed a measure seeking to provide temporary employment to qualified heads of families and single adults in impoverished households. 

Installation of solar panels pushed in public schools without electricity Created on August 26, 2014, 1:37 pm Posted by nup

Partylist lawmakers Mariano Piamonte and Julieta Cortuna have filed a measure requiring the installation of solar panels in public schools without electricity to improve the access to quality education of students in isolated and far-flung areas of the country. 

Gunigundo wants LGUs, gov’t agencies to have authority to use savings Created on August 26, 2014, 1:36 pm Posted by nup

In a bid to encourage budget austerity and flexibility, Valenzuela City Representative Magtanggol Gunigundo is pushing for the passage of a law that would allow local government units (LGUs) and national government agencies to make use of their savings for unprogrammed capital outlay projects. 




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