Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said proposals to legalize divorce and abortion in the country remain at the bottom rung of legislative priorities of the House of Representatives despite the recent decision of the Supreme Court to uphold the Reproductive Health (RH) law.
A National Unity Party lawmaker is seeking a congressional investigation into an alleged on-the-job training (OJT) scam perpetrated by some manpower agencies, which charge students, rather than pay them, for work done.
Dasmarines City Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. of the National Unity Party (NUP) has called on transport regulation agencies to require public utility bus operators to install security cameras inside their vehicles to help deter crime.
Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles of the National Unity Party (NUP) has proposed the establishment of a Local Bikeways Office (LBO) that will identify and provide bike lanes in major thoroughfares to encourage commuters to use this environment-friendly method of transport.
Representative Magtanggol Gunigundo of the National Unity Party (NUP) wants individual income tax rates slashed from the current 32 percent to 15 percent to increase the purchasing power of taxpaying Filipinos and help realize the government’s goal of “inclusive growth.”