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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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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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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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.
Sen. Lacson’s proposals to make the Value-Added Tax simpler, fairer and more efficient.
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On Nov. 21, 2017, 14 senators voted for the transfer of the Senate from Pasay City to Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. 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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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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