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πŸŽ₯πŸ“· At the Senate hearing discussing moves to amend the Constitution | Jan. 17, 2018

At the Senate hearing discussing moves to amend the Constitution, Sen. Lacson was congratulated by former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. forΒ Senate Resolution 580, which lets the Senate act on proposing or initiating an amendment to the Constitution “as a separate institutional body independent” of the Lower House.

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πŸŽ₯πŸ“· Sen. Lacson’s Resolution 580 gains co-authors | Jan. 15, 2018

At the Senate’s regular session, some colleagues asked to be co-authors of Sen. Lacson’s Senate Resolution 580, which seeks to have the Senate convene into a constituent assembly to tackle proposed changes to the Constitution. These include Senators Tito Sotto, Gringo Honasan, Grace Poe, and Migz Zubiri.

 

πŸŽ₯πŸ“· At the Kapihan sa Senado forum | Jan. 11, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Charter change
– death penalty legislation
– effects of TRAIN
– alleged irregularities in PCSO
– allegations of CPP/NPA plotting to overthrow government

Quotes from the interview…
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πŸ“· At the joint session of Congress to take up the extension of martial law in Mindanao | Dec. 13, 2017

Sen. Lacson attended the special joint session of Congress on Dec. 13, 2017, where senators voted 14-4 in favor of extending martial law over Mindanao until Dec. 31, 2018.

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πŸ“· Support for our active and retired uniformed personnel | Dec. 12, 2017πŸ’ͺπŸ‡΅πŸ‡­

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Former Philippine National Police chief and now Senator Panfilo Lacson received support for his efforts to increase the benefits and pension for active and retired uniformed personnel from fellow former PNP chief Edgardo Aglipay.Β Lacson led the PNP from 1999 to 2001, while Aglipay served as PNP chief from 2004 to 2005. Both are members of the Philippine Military Academy Class 1971.

πŸŽ₯πŸ“· Committee hearing on alleged misuse of public funds for road right-of-way project in General Santos City | Dec. 11, 2017

“We should bust that syndicate not only outside DPWH but inside as well. Helpless ang sa kabilang side ng sindikato kung walang contact sa loob ng DPWH.” – Sen. Lacson at the Dec. 11 Senate hearing on ROW claims in General Santos City

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πŸŽ₯πŸ“· Confirmation hearing of 4 ambassadors at the Commission on Appointments | Dec. 6, 2017

The CA’s foreign affairs committee chaired by Sen. Lacson deliberated on the nominations of four ambassadors:
Jocelyn S. Batoon-Garcia: Ambassador to Norway with jurisdiction over Iceland, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden.
Denis Yap Lepatan: Ambassador to Switzerland with jurisdiction over Liechtenstein.
Eduardo Jose Atienza de Vega: Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg, Commission of the European Communities and the Council of the European Union.
Demetrio Remedios Tuason: Ambassador to the United Mexican States, with jurisdiction over Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, and Cuba.

Sponsorship Speech for the Confirmation of four Philippine ambassadors

Mr. Chairman, distinguished colleagues, this Representation, as Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, presided over a public hearing this morning to deliberate on the nominations of four Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, three of whom are career officers of the Department while one is a political nominee. Your committee, after deliberating on their qualifications and fitness during the public hearing, determined that they are fit and qualified to be in their posts where they are nominated and therefore ruled to recommend to the plenary their appointments for the consent of the body.

It is therefore my honor and privilege to recommend that the Commission give its consent to the nomination of the following DFA Senior Officers, namely: Continue reading “πŸŽ₯πŸ“· Confirmation hearing of 4 ambassadors at the Commission on Appointments | Dec. 6, 2017”