Tag: Bagong Senado

Kapihan sa Senado forum | May 3, 2018

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Ombudsman’s resolution on P6.4B shabu shipment
– PDEA’s releasing of narco list
– Assessment of the government’s anti-drug war
– Charter change and shift to federalism
– CJ Sereno’s impeachment
– PH-Kuwait ties
– Blue Ribbon committee issues
– Senate transfer
– Senate leadership change

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πŸ“° Senate to move to Fort Bonifacio in Taguig by 2021 β€” Lacson [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin:Β Senator Panfilo Lacson said the Senate may move to its new home in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City by January 2021.

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Updating colleagues on the Senate relocation
At a Glance: The process of the Senate’s relocation
Sponsorship speech on the Senate’s relocation

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#PingSays: On fate of DOJ Sec. Aguirre, Senate relocation, peace efforts with CPP-NPA-NDF | April 4, 2018

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– Senate relocation
– fate of DOJ Sec. Aguirre
– SC order on deaths related to anti-drug war
– peace efforts with CPP-NPA-NDF

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Update on the Senate’s Relocation | March 20, 2018

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Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, I have the distinct honor and privilege to render a progress report on the relocation of the new Senate building.

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Sponsorship speech on the Senate’s relocation
At a Glance: The process of the Senate’s relocation

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#PingSays: To unburden taxpayers: Sen. Lacson pushes removing exemptions from VAT | Nov. 22, 2017

Sen. Lacson pushes for lowering the VAT rate to 10% and for removing many of the 143 exemptions to VAT.

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Sponsorship Speech: Relocation of the Senate of the Philippines

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Mr. President, distinguished colleagues in this Upper Chamber of the 17th Congress, I have the distinct honor and privilege to report on the Senate floor PS Resolution 293 entitled β€œRESOLUTION CREATING AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TASKED TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW SENATE BUILDING AND RELOCATION OF THE SENATE THERETO,” filed by Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian.

Related:Β At a Glance: The process of the Senate’s relocation

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At the Hearing on the Senate’s Relocation

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With Senators Win Gatchalian and Migz Zubiri

Kapihan sa Senado forum | June 8, 2017

At the Kapihan sa Senado forum, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– the Marawi crisis
– the relocation of the Senate
– no plan to investigate incident at Resorts World Manila
– bill to remove conflict of interest at PAGCOR
– case vs Marvin Marcos and co. over Mayor Espinosa killing
– National ID system

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#PingSays: On the Senate’s relocation and the 2nd anniversary of the Mamasapano incident | Jan. 25, 2017

In an ambush interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– the plan to relocate the Senate
– the Mamasapano incident’s 2nd anniversary


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