Barzaga slams smuggling, vows probe on agri scam Created on February 10, 2014, 9:54 am Posted by nup

The committee on good governance and public accountability of the House of Representatives is set to conduct an investigation into the alleged “Janet Lim-Napoles of the Bureau of Plant Industry”  in response to a resolution filed by Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. seeking a probe on the issue. 

Bill filed promoting fisheries director to undersecretary post Created on February 4, 2014, 9:40 am Posted by nup

A lawmaker belonging to the National Unity Party (NUP) has filed a bill promoting the director and assistant directors of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to higher positions, in line with government efforts to protect and guarantee the sustainability of the country’s rich marine resources.


House, Bangsamoro transition panel begin discussions on peace process Created on February 4, 2014, 9:36 am Posted by nup

Leaders of the House of Representatives and members of the Transition Commission  involved in the peace process began discussions last Wednesday (Jan. 29, 2014) on the proposed basic law creating a new autonomous political entity in Mindanao as provided under the Framework Agreement signed between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).


NUP legislator wants host LGUs to provide funding for basic services in housing projects Created on January 27, 2014, 9:49 am Posted by nup

Representative Luis Ferrer IV of the National Unity Party (NUP) wants local government units  (LGUs) that host resettlement projects in another city or municipality to provide the funding for the delivery of basic services and implementation of livelihood programs in the area.


House leaders rap power distribution firm for seeking ‘unjustified’ rate hike Created on January 27, 2014, 9:45 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and  Dasmarinas City Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. have questioned the plan of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) to hike electricity rates even as they denounced the power distribution firm’s lack of foresight and transparency in seeking the “unjustified” increase. 




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