NUP solon urges use of SK fund to develop public schools Created on January 6, 2014, 11:04 am Posted by nup

Representative Gavini Pancho of the National Unity Party (NUP) has proposed the use of  the untouched Sangguniang Kabataan fund to help develop public elementary and secondary schools across the country. 

Gov’t-MILF power sharing deal a major step toward Mindanao peace—Nograles Created on December 16, 2013, 5:19 pm Posted by nup

Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles of the National Unity Party (NUP) has expressed optimism over the recent signing of the power sharing agreement between the government and the  Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), saying that the deal is a “huge step” towards achieving peace and economic development in Mindanao. 

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. 




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