Belmonte favors review of Power Industry Reform Law Created on December 16, 2013, 5:18 pm Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. favors a review of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) to find ways to keep power rates low following reports that the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) will significantly increase its charges this month. 

COA urged to relax pre-audit rules to speed up relief work for ‘Yolanda’ victims Created on December 9, 2013, 9:57 am Posted by nup

Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. has asked the Commission on Audit (COA) to relax its pre-audit rules, but only during times of major calamities and emergencies, to expedite the government’s relief operation in areas affected by these crises. 

House approves P14.6-B supplemental budget for calamity victims Created on December 9, 2013, 9:44 am Posted by nup

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a P14.6 billion supplemental budget to be spent on  massive rehabilitation efforts in various areas struck by calamities. 

Partylist allies seek free college education for poor grads Created on December 2, 2013, 9:58 am Posted by nup

Partylist lawmakers allied with the National Unity Party (NUP) are pushing the passage of bill granting free college education for students belonging to underprivileged families whose incomes are below P7,000 a month. 

NUP solon urges automatic road improvementsleading to gov’t housing projects Created on December 2, 2013, 9:57 am Posted by nup

First-term representative Gavini Pancho (2nd district, Bulacan) is proposing the automatic development or improvement of roads leading to all state housing projects in the country to ensure that social and economic linkages are readily available to residents in these communities. 




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