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📰 Editorial: Quarrel over money [Malaya]

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From Malaya: Two leaders of the House of Representatives nearly came to blows during a heated debate over money and pork last Monday. This was how Sen. Panfilo Lacson, the indefatigable opponent of the pork barrel, described what happened in the lower chamber when the congressmen were discussing, or fighting over, the national budget measure.  Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Quarrel over money [Malaya]”

🌐 LUSOT NA | Panukalang ilipat sa pamamahala ng PNP ang training ng police recruits, pasado sa ikatlo’t huling pagbasa [RMN News]

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From RMN News: Mas magagawa ng PNP ang tungkulin nito na pagserbisyuhan at protektahan ang mamamayan lalo at kung mayroon itong authority at accountability sa pagsasanay at pagtuturo sa mga tauhan nito.

Related:
At a Glance: SB 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNP
Continue reading “🌐 LUSOT NA | Panukalang ilipat sa pamamahala ng PNP ang training ng police recruits, pasado sa ikatlo’t huling pagbasa [RMN News]”

🌐 Internal Cleansing: Lacson-sponsored bill transferring police recruits’ training to PNP approved on third reading

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From the Senate PRIB: Senate Bill 1898, which Lacson sponsored on the Senate floor last Aug. 14, was approved on final reading with 19 affirmative votes, zero negative vote and no abstention.

Related:
Sen. Lacson’s Sponsorship Speech for Senate Bill 1898
At a Glance: SB 1898, Placing the Training of Police Recruits Under the PNP
Continue reading “🌐 Internal Cleansing: Lacson-sponsored bill transferring police recruits’ training to PNP approved on third reading”

📰 Property valuation reforms pushed by DOF [Manila Times]

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From The Manila Times: Sen. Lacson’s Senate Bill 44 is one of the bills being backed by the Department of Finance to reform the country’s outdated property valuation system.

Related: Lacson Bill Sets Unified Standards, Processes for Land Valuation
Continue reading “📰 Property valuation reforms pushed by DOF [Manila Times]”

📰 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]”

🌐 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]”

📰 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]”