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. 

House accepts Supreme Court ruling vs PDAF Created on November 25, 2013, 9:39 am Posted by nup

Following the Supreme Court decision declaring the unconstitutionality of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), the House of Representatives said it will not contest  the ruling and will focus instead on legislating laws and exercising its oversight functions. 

Lawmakers vow swift approval of supplemental budget for ‘Yolanda’ rehab Created on November 25, 2013, 9:38 am Posted by nup

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led the House of Representatives in pledging to fast-track the approval of the proposed P14.6 billion supplemental budget for 2013 to fund the massive relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas devastated by super typhoon “Yolanda” (international code name: Haiyan).

Congressmen donate P10,000 each for ‘Yolanda’ victims Created on November 18, 2013, 9:40 am Posted by nup

The 294 members of the House of Representatives led by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. each donated P10,000 from their respective monthly salaries to raise some P3 million in aid for victims of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international code name: Haiyan). 




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