Legislator wants to regulate sale of sweetened drinks Created on September 10, 2013, 9:50 am Posted by nup

Rep.Magtanggol Gunigundo (2nd district, Valenzuela City) wants the government to regulate the sale, marketing and promotion of sodas and sweetened drinks in containers over 16 ounces as part of its efforts to prevent obesity and diabetes among Filipinos.

House leader presses probe into DOJ move to release drug ring leader Created on September 9, 2013, 9:55 am Posted by nup

Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. is pressing Congress to investigate the move by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to dismiss the charges filed against an alleged ring leader of the Binondo drug syndicate despite a strong case presented by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) against the suspect. 

NUP chairman wants PDAF abolished Created on September 6, 2013, 9:37 am Posted by nup

Deputy Speaker Roberto “Robbie” Puno, the chairman of the National Unity Party (NUP), wants the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) abolished not only in name, but also in form. 

DEFERMENT OF BARANGAY, SK POLLS TO SAVE GOV’T P3-B—NADRES Created on September 3, 2013, 11:55 am Posted by nup

The government can save some P3 billion and give Filipinos a much-needed breathing space from political exercises by deferring the 2013 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections scheduled next month to the last Monday of October next year, according to Representative Magnolia Rosa Antonino-Nadres of the National Unity Party (NUP). 

NUP leader lauds COA on special audit Created on September 3, 2013, 10:12 am Posted by nup

Cavite Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr., a ranking official of the National Unity Party (NUP),  has lauded the Commission on Audit for conducting a special report detailing the use of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) over the 2007 to 2009 period. 




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