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📰 Lacson: Wasteful projects worth P583 billion [Inquirer]

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From the Inquirer: “We’re either overtaxed or underserved, or both,” said Lacson, who opened a can of worms this month when he discussed last-minute insertions of multibillion-peso allocations for the districts of favored lawmakers in the proposed P3.8-trillion budget for 2019. Continue reading “📰 Lacson: Wasteful projects worth P583 billion [Inquirer]”

📰 Editorial: Parked pork [Malaya]

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From Malaya: We support Lacson’s advocacy of fighting the system of pork barrel which has metamorphosed into a more sophisticated mechanism of corruption, and hope that the Office of the Ombudsman and the two congressional chambers themselves could act in unison to stem impunity in the legislature. Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Parked pork [Malaya]”

📰 Pork, Pork, Oink, Oink [Pilipino Mirror]

From Pilipino Mirror: Tama si Sen. Lacson, matagal na dapat binuwag ‘yang pork barrel na ‘yan.
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📰 Editorial: Just decline it [People’s Journal]

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From People’s Journal: Sometimes the answer to our biggest problems may be found in just two letters – NO. Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Just decline it [People’s Journal]”

📰 Editorial: Lacson’s advocacy [Malaya]

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From Malaya: Sen. Panfilo Lacson has taken up the lonely fight of opposing pork barrel, also known as PDAF or DAP, or some such items in the General Appropriations Bill that smell like pork. Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Lacson’s advocacy [Malaya]”

Haiyan: An Unforgettable Chapter in My Public Service Career [published in The Manila Times]

Sen. Lacson’s essay on Yolanda/Haiyan, five years after, as published in The Manila Times: “In sum, Haiyan is one chapter in my public service career I will never forget — extremely difficult, many times frustrating, yet satisfying only because I worked with very competent staff and consultants who didn’t mind the limitations imposed by our own government in all aspects.”  Continue reading “Haiyan: An Unforgettable Chapter in My Public Service Career [published in The Manila Times]”

📰 Editorial: Exemplary leadership [People’s Journal]

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From People’s Journal: Lacson practiced leadership by example when he headed the PNP from 1999 to 2001. Under his watch, the PNP became disciplined and efficient. This in turn earned Lacson and the PNP high approval marks from the public. “It is second to none. There is no substitute to it that I know of,” Lacson said of the principle of leadership by example.  Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Exemplary leadership [People’s Journal]”

📰 Editorial: Efforts continue to weed out ‘pork’ from the nat’l budget [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: This year, Sen. Panfilo Lacson, who has never sought his share of the “pork,” charged that the current budget proposal of P3.7576 trillion includes about P51 billion inserted by lawmakers. He charged that one reason some legislators want the “pork” is they get commissions of 10 percent from the contractors who get to carry out the projects.  Continue reading “📰 Editorial: Efforts continue to weed out ‘pork’ from the nat’l budget [Manila Bulletin]”

📰 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
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