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📰 Get rid of pork barrel – Lacson [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said the President should use his influence to force Congress leaders to adhere to the existing jurisprudence outlawing pork barrel, “which is still evident among selected members of Congress.”

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📰 Lacson says authorities are duty-bound to enforce law against illegal activities [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said authorities, including the Philippine National Police, are duty-bound to enforce the law against illegal gambling, including the multi-billion a year “jueteng (numbers game)” operations. He also warned that even pausing anti-jueteng operations could be “risky and addicting” for police officials who may get offers from “jueteng” operators.  Continue reading “📰 Lacson says authorities are duty-bound to enforce law against illegal activities [Manila Bulletin]”

📰 Sotto, Pimentel, Lacson record perfect attendance in 17th Congress’ 2nd regular session [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Senators Aquilino Pimentel III and Panfilo Lacson have set an example to their colleagues in the Upper Chamber for not being absent or late during the second regular session of the 17th Congress.  Continue reading “📰 Sotto, Pimentel, Lacson record perfect attendance in 17th Congress’ 2nd regular session [Manila Bulletin]”

📰 Senate ratifies bicam report on proposed national ID system [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: The bill, which has been languishing in the legislative for three decades, has been considered a priority legislation of the Duterte administration. The consolidated version of the measure would be transmitted to Malacañang immediately for the President’s signature.

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📰 Lacson believes VAT exemption privileges reduction key to solving TRAIN law problems [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: Lacson said the best way to counter the high cost of fuel and other petroleum products would be to limit the number of VAT exemptions being granted by the government.

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📰 Lacson’s statement a ‘big morale booster’ to PNP — spokesperson [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: The Philippine National Police disclosed it appreciated Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson applauding the current leadership of Director General Oscar Albayalde in dealing with cops accused of extortion.  Continue reading “📰 Lacson’s statement a ‘big morale booster’ to PNP — spokesperson [Manila Bulletin]”

📰 Lacson commends PNP leadership for action on ‘kotong’ policemen [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin: Sen. Lacson commended the PNP leadership for its action against ‘kotong cops,’ and urged it to sustain its internal cleansing.  Continue reading “📰 Lacson commends PNP leadership for action on ‘kotong’ policemen [Manila Bulletin]”

🌐 Lacson urges DILG to go after local officials taking advantage of closure order on Boracay [Manila Bulletin]

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From Manila Bulletin: Lacson said he discovered that some local officials are asking P400,000 from businesses in exchange for IDs to non-local residents who are working in Boracay, now that there is a ‘no ID, no entry’ policy being enforced in the tourist spot.  Continue reading “🌐 Lacson urges DILG to go after local officials taking advantage of closure order on Boracay [Manila Bulletin]”

📰 Lacson on higher salaries: Payback time for police [Manila Bulletin]

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From the Manila Bulletin:  Since they are now receiving higher salaries, policemen should give back by being honest, dedicated and efficient in enforcing the law. Former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief and Senator Panfilo Lacson made the appeal Monday as he reminded that the government has raised the salary of police to an “unprecedented level.”  Continue reading “📰 Lacson on higher salaries: Payback time for police [Manila Bulletin]”

📰 Senate to move to Fort Bonifacio in Taguig by 2021 — Lacson [Manila Bulletin]

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

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