#PingSays: On the Senate hearing scheduled for July 26 | July 25, 2017

In an interview, Sen. Lacson was asked on:
– Tax reform legislation
– The July 26 hearing on the reinstatement of cops linked to Mayor Espinosa’s killing

Quotes from the interview…Β 

On need to address issues on spending:
“Kung ganoon kalaki ang underspending, bakit tayo mag-raise ng taxes samantalang di nagagastos? Kasi ang purpose ng tax, to spur development, di parusahan ang kababayan natin. At saka a lot needs to be addressed pagdating sa tax administration. We have a very narrow tax base. I think ang income tax filers natin napakanipis, baka wala pang 2% compared to the 105M population.”

Read: Senate Resolution 438, seeking to investigate the β€˜appalling’ reinstatement of those involved in the Nov. 5, 2016 killing of Mayor Espinosa:

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