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Wala nang masasayang pang buhay dahil sa karahasan sa ngalan ng ‘kapatiran’

Batas na ang Anti-Hazing Law of 2018 (Republic Act 11053). Wala nang masasayang pang buhay dahil sa karahasan sa ngalan ng ‘kapatiran.’

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Sponsorship speech for the Committee Report and the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018

Kapihan sa Senado forum | July 5, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum,ย Sen. Lacson answered questions on:
– Killing of Mayor Halili
– Criminals getting bolder despite anti-crime drive
– Need for PNP to clamp down on loose firearms
– irregularities surrounding PNP acquisition of Mahindra vehicles
– Inflation up to 5.2%
– TRAIN woes
– National ID bill update
– PRRD clarification he never ordered anti-jueteng operations stopped

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#PingSays: On addressing loose firearms, anti-jueteng ops, Charter change | July 4, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– need for PNP to be stricter vs loose firearms
– recent killings of local officials
– anti-jueteng operations
– proposed amendments to the Constitution by the consultative committee

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Sen. Lacson interpellates Sen. Pangilinan on the draft Senate resolution on ‘quo warranto’

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Senate Approves the Proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law

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National ID bicam report is ratified in the Senate

The proposed National ID measure is closer to becoming a law, after the bicam report was ratified in the Senate on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. It was adopted with only one dissenting vote.

Sen. Lacson, who sponsored the National ID bill in the Senate, led the Senate contingent that tackled the measure at the bicameral conference committee level.ย “It is my honor to report for consideration of the body the joint explanation of the bicameral conference committee on the disagreeing provisions of House Bill 6221 and Senate Bill 1738.”

Bagong Senado: Confirmation of the Global Conceptual Design Winner

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Sen. Lacson’s Speech on the Global Conceptual Design Winner for the Senate’s New Home

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, good afternoon. When we formally started the talks on the relocation of the Senate building, many have had their doubts if we can really translate this vision into reality.

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At a Glance: The Process of the Senateโ€™s Relocation

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#PingSays: On the National ID bill becoming law before end-June | May 23, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on the proposed measure seeking to establish a National ID system.

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#PingSays: On irregularities surrounding the withholding of PNP-SAF personnel’s allowances | May 22, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on possible irregularities involving the withheld allowances for PNP-SAF personnel.

Related:ย Senate Hearing on the Withholding of SAF Personnelโ€™s Allowances

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Senate Hearing on the Withholding of SAF Personnel’s Allowances

Sen. Lacson chairs the Senate hearing into the alleged illegal withholding of PNP-SAF personnel’s allowance.

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Sen. Lacson’s Opening Statement at the hearing:

When the stomach protests, prepare for revolution. This is one painful reality that leaders of some countries fail to make sense of and which cost their fall from power. In a setting like the PNP SAF, I would say: Do not mess with the mess allowance unless you are prepared to face a mutiny.

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Read: Senate Resolution 712, seeking a Senate probe into the withholding of SAF personnel’s allowances
Lacson pushes probe into SAF allowance row
Saan napunta ang P59.8-M allowance ng SAF?

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