Category: At a Glance

At a Glance: Issues Hounding the DPWH’s Sariaya, BLISTT Projects

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At the Senate hearing on the budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways for 2019, Sen. Lacson pointed out the need to ensure safety measures in implementing major projects such as BLISTT. “It’s bad enough we lose money to corruption. It’s worse if we lose more to lack of planning and preparation, or simply put, incompetence.”

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At a Glance: Questions Raised by Sen. Lacson in the DPWH Budget for 2019

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Tens of billions of pesos in Filipino taxpayers’ money may have been lost due to the implementation of road projects without first settling issues such as right-of-way and slope protection.

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At a Glance: Senate Bill 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNP

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Related:Β Sponsorship Speech: Committee Report on Senate Bill 1898 (Transferring Police Recruits’ Training to the PNP)
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At a Glance: The Philippine ID System (National ID)

These are the features of the proposed Philippine Identification System (National ID) Act, which Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson sponsored on March 12, 2018. Click here for the text and video of the sponsorship speech.

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At a Glance: Findings and Recommendations on the Fatal Hazing of Horacio Castillo III

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Related:
Read: Committee Report 232, Findings/Recommendations on the hazing death of Atio Castillo
Read: Senate Bill 1662, strengthening the Anti-Hazing Law
Watch: Sponsorship Speech for Committee Report 232 and Senate Bill 1662

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At a Glance: Where P50.8 billion in unresolved right-of-way funds in the 2018 budget may be realigned

The Senate approved Sen. Lacson’s proposed realignments stemming from unresolved right-of-way funds in the 2018 budget. These are some of the programs that may be funded by the realignments.

 

At a Glance: Making VAT Simpler, Fairer and More Efficient

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Sen. Lacson’s proposals to make the Value-Added Tax simpler, fairer and more efficient.
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At a Glance: The Process of the Senate’s Relocation

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On Nov. 21, 2017,Β 14 senators voted for the transfer of the Senate from Pasay City to Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.Β  This was after Sen. Lacson delivered a sponsorship speech for the Senate’s relocation.

Related: Sponsorship Speech on the Relocation of the Senate

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At a Glance: New Excerpts of Facebook Group Chat among Aegis Juris Members on Dealing with the Hazing Death of ‘Atio’ Castillo

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At a Glance: Aegis Juris’ ‘Commitment’ to the Anti-Hazing Law

The video on top shows members of the Aegis Juris fraternity meeting at a hotel to discuss the hazing death of Horacio Castillo III. Below is the manifesto of the fraternity against hazing, along with a screenshot of one of the members talking about ‘gulpihan.’

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