NUP solons bag 9 key posts in 16th congress Created on October 29, 2013, 9:38 am Posted by nup

Nine members of the National Unity Party (NUP) have been designated to key leadership posts in the 16th Congress following the recent completion of the memberships in the standing and special committees of the House of Representatives.

Nograles delivers eulogy on PDAF as house approves 2014 budget Created on October 29, 2013, 9:34 am Posted by nup

Acknowledging that the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) is now dead, Davao City Representative Karlo Alexei Nograles delivered a “eulogy” to this now-defunct item in the national budget, which he said, has provided countless benefits to millions of Filipinos despite the myriad of criticisms attached to it. 

Alvarez urges strict regulation of fuel depots, storage houses for flammable materials Created on October 22, 2013, 9:43 am Posted by nup

Rep. Franz Joseph Alvarez (1st district, Palawan) has proposed a law that would regulate the establishment, maintenance and construction of fuel depots and storage houses for flammable and hazardous materials to help ensure public safety and protect Filipinos from potential terrorist attacks. 

SC decision moot once congress approves PDAF-less budget Created on October 22, 2013, 9:41 am Posted by nup

National Unity Party vice president Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said the Supreme Court ruling on the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), unless issued soon, would be rendered moot once Congress approves a budget law that excludes this funding program. 

House pledges aid to earthquake victims Created on October 16, 2013, 5:23 pm Posted by nup

Led by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., the House of Representatives vowed Wednesday (October 16, 2013) to provide whatever timely assistance is necessary to help  victims of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the provinces of Cebu and Bohol pull through the crisis. 




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