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Here you can find official photos, videos, speeches and statements of Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. The #PingBills section contains bills, resolutions and committee reports by Sen. Lacson in the 17th Congress.

📰 Editorial: Reforming the PNP [People’s Tonight]

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From People’s Tonight: Like other peace-loving and well-meaning Filipinos, we hope members of Congress – senators and congressmen – will cross party lines to ensure the passage of the proposed legislation.  Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Reforming the PNP [People’s Tonight]”

📰 ‘ALL RIGHT, SIR, ALL RIGHT’: Lacson on making peace with GMA, winning without pork [Inquirer Sunday]

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From the Inquirer: Lacson said he had learned to adapt to his new environment as a civilian but also never wavered from the teachings taught to cadets at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA).  Continue reading “📰 ‘ALL RIGHT, SIR, ALL RIGHT’: Lacson on making peace with GMA, winning without pork [Inquirer Sunday]”

On Philippine crocodiles

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🌐 Road construction without right of way: How ‘pork’ is inserted in budget [ABS-CBN News]

From ABS-CBN News: Sen. Lacson said some lawmakers do not coordinate with their own local units for proposed projects, which is the normal process for budget allocations.  Continue reading “🌐 Road construction without right of way: How ‘pork’ is inserted in budget [ABS-CBN News]”

📰 CA confirms PH ambassador to Australia, 38 DFA officials [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: The CA Committee on Foreign Affairs chaired by Senator Panfilo Lacson unanimously moved to confirm the ad interim appointment of the 39 DFA officials in their respective positions.  Continue reading “📰 CA confirms PH ambassador to Australia, 38 DFA officials [Manila Bulletin]”

Interview on DZMM | Aug. 17, 2018

In an interview on DZMM, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Possible pork in the 2019 budget
– SB 1898, transferring police recruits’ training to PNP

Quotes from the interview…  Continue reading “Interview on DZMM | Aug. 17, 2018”

📰 Lacson: PNP internal cleansing ‘on the right track’ [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: Sen. Lacson advised PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde to “sustain” the police’s internal cleansing program, or else it would go to waste as scalawags will again prevail.  Continue reading “📰 Lacson: PNP internal cleansing ‘on the right track’ [Inquirer]”

📰 Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: “If you think pork has left, no it hasn’t left,” said the senator, who renounced pork years ago. Continue reading “📰 Ping: Pork runs into hundreds of billions [Inquirer]”

Interview at the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum | Aug. 16, 2018

At the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum, Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– ‘Hybrid’ budget
– National ID
– President Duterte’s reported thinking of stepping down
– Addressing the problems at BOC
– Pork barrel system
– PDEA’s need to refocus anti-drug strategy
– Sen. Tito Sotto as Senate President
– Political scene 2022

* video courtesy Inquirer.net Facebook page

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Quotes from the interview…  Continue reading “Interview at the #MeetInquirer multimedia forum | Aug. 16, 2018”

#PingBills: Senate Bill 1898 breezes through the period of interpellation in the Senate

Senate Bill 1898, which Sen. Lacson sponsored on Aug. 14, 2018, was approved on second reading the next day. The bill gives the PNP the authority – and responsibility – to train police recruits.

Related:
Sen. Lacson’s Sponsorship Speech for Senate Bill 1898
At a Glance: SB 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNP